From Hansons-Brooks runner Desiree Linden becoming the first American female to win in Boston in 33 years to Japanese Yuki Kawauchi
Three champion Kenyans will be among those taking on the fast course.
Jeptoo is the first runner to win four consecutive Marathon Majors events. (c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved. Used with
The lineup for the October race includes reigning Boston Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo, along with American Amy Hastings.
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The two-time defending champion will have his hands full in this year's half marathon.
Kenyan betters the course record by 28 seconds.
28-year-old Kenyan moves from the track to the road.
They are choosing instead to win money on the roads.
Eliud Kipchoge will be giving the Eritrean a run for the money.