<p">The Kenyans </p">Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot
<p">and Rita Jeptoo won the
110th BAA Boston Marathon. In good weather conditions 22,517
athletes participated in the race which has a point-to-point course from
Hopkinton to Boston. The
BAA Boston Marathon was also the premiere of the new World Marathon Majors
Series (WMM). </p">Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot
<p"> won with a new course record of 2:07:14 hours ahead of
his countryman Benjamin Maiyo (2:08:21) and
US American Meb Keflezighi (2:09:56).
Rita Jeptoo won in 2:23:38 hours
ahead of Jelena Prokopcuka (Latvia/2:23:48) and
Japanese Reiko Tosa (2:24:11).