Photo Gallery: 2011 Boston Marathon–Men’s Elite Race

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Apr. 21, 2011
  • Updated Jun. 30, 2011 at 1:38 PM UTC

It was a record-setting day in the men’s race at the 2011 Boston Marathon as Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai scorched the historic route, shattering the previous course record by 2 minutes and 49 seconds to win in 2:03:02–the fastest marathon ever run. His countryman, Moses Mosop, was second in 2:03:06, the fastest debut marathon in history. American Ryan Hall placed fourth for the second straight year, running a personal best of 2:04:58. Check out these great photos of the men’s race by Bob Betancourt.

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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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