Several former Boston winners are among the field of 36 elite runners.
American Molly Huddle earns a spot on the podium with her 1:09:22 performance.
The American recently won the U.S. 5K and 20K titles.
There are eight men with sub-2:06 credentials, 12 women with sub-2:24 marks.
Lelisa Desisa and Rita Jeptoo won the men's and women's titles at this year's race.
Kim Smith and Stephen Sambu capture B.A.A. Distance Medley crowns.
Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia presented his medal to Secretary of State John Kerry.
Running will endure and we will, too, because of running.
American Jason Hartmann duplicates his fourth-place result from 2012.