• Boston Marathon: American Desi Linden wins woman's race; Japan's Yuki Kawauchi wins for men

    7 monthes ago - By KOAT

    For the first time in more than 30 years, an American woman has won the women's race at the Boston Marathon.
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  • For first time in 30 years, American woman wins Boston Marathon

    For first time in 30 years, American woman wins Boston Marathon

    7 monthes ago - By WGN TV

    An American woman and a Japanese man won the elite divisions in the Boston Marathon Monday, the first time runners from each country have taken the top spots in more than 30 years.
    Desiree Linden, a two-time Olympian, battled the rain and wind to win the 122nd running of the storied race. It's also the first win of the 34-year-old's career.
    JUST IN: An American has won the elite women's division at the Boston Marathon for the first time since 1985. Desiree Linden, a two-time Olympian, battled the rain and wind to win the storied race. pic.twitter.com/dHH0D4wXWt
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  • Power Briefing: Trump watched ‘bits and pieces' of Comey's ABC interview

    7 monthes ago - By Politico

    BREAKING AT THE BOSTON MARATHON - “Desiree Linden, Yuki Kawauchi capture Boston Marathon victories,” by The Boston Globe's Matt Pepin and Rachel Bowers: “For the first time in 33 years, an American woman has claimed victory at the Boston Marathon. Desiree Linden took the lead around the 35-kilometer mark and did not look back, capturing her first major marathon win by a wide margin as she crossed the finish line in 2 hours, 39 minutes, 54 seconds.... “Meanwhile, Yuki Kawauchi of Japan completed a wild come-from-behind win, overtaking defending champion Geoffrey Kirui and his...
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  • American Desiree Linden overcomes wet, windy conditions to win Boston Marathon

    7 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    Desiree Linden overcame daunting conditions Monday morning to become the first American to win women's race at the Boston Marathon since 1985. Linden took the lead from Kenyan Gladys Chesir at the 35K mark and cruised to victory in the 122nd running of famed race from Hopkinton to Boston. Linden, 34, ran solo over the last five miles and broke the tape in 2:39.54, the slowest winning time in 40 years. Linden became the first American to win the women's race since Lisa Larsen-Weidenbach broke the tape in 1985.
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  • Des Linden Becomes First American Woman To Win Boston Marathon in 33 Years

    7 monthes ago - By SI

    Desi Linden became the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years.
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  • Boston Marathon 2018 Results: Desiree Linden 1st American Woman to Win Since '85

    7 monthes ago - By Bleacher Report

    For the first time since 1985, an American woman has won the Boston Marathon. Desiree Linden captured the victory Monday with an unofficial time of 2:39:54...
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  • Desiree Linden fights rain and wind to become first American woman to win Boston Marathon since 1985

    7 monthes ago - By Saint Louis Today

    BOSTON - Desiree Linden fights rain and wind to become first American woman to win Boston Marathon since 1985.
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  • Linden, Kawauchi win Boston Marathon

    7 monthes ago - By ESPN

    Desiree Linden fought wind and rain to become the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon since 1985. Yuki Kawauchi was the first Japanese man to win since 1987.
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  • The Latest: USA's Linden wins wet, windy Boston Marathon

    7 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    BOSTON - The Latest on the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon : 12:15 p.m. Desiree Linden splashed her way through icy rain and a near-gale headwind to a Boston Marathon victory on Monday, the first American woman to win the race since 1985. The two-time Olympian and 2011 Boston runner-up pulled away at the end of Heartbreak Hill and ran alone through Brookline to finish in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 39 minutes, 54 seconds. That's the slowest time for a women's winner since 1978.
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  • Desiree Linden Just Became the First American Woman to Win the Boston Marathon in Three Decades

    7 monthes ago - By Time

    The drought is over for American women at the Boston Marathon. Desiree “Desi” Linden became the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in more than three decades after pulling away from a competitive field and battling unusually cold, wet and windy conditions .
    The win marked redemption for Linden, who performed in the elite field at Boston throughout her career and lost the 2011 Boston Marathon title by just six seconds. Linden came out on top Monday when she pulled away from the chase pack and took the lead from Ethiopian runner Mamitu Daska toward the end of the race. For the...
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