Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot Wins 114th Boston Marathon, Hall fourth

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Apr. 19, 2010
  • Updated Mar. 15, 2012 at 5:10 PM UTC

Kenya’s Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot won today’s Boston Marathon in course-record time. Cheruiyot beat out a stacked field, including Deriba Merga, posting a time of 2:05:52 (unofficial), for the title. For more, stay tuned to

Second place went to Kebede (2:07:23), Merga (2:08:39) came in third, and American Ryan Hall finished fourth in 2:08:41. Hall’s was the fastest time ever run by an American at the Boston Marathon.

For more Boston Marathon results and coverage, click here.

Ryan Hall’s blog, click here.

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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