Kenyans Benson Kipruto, and Diana Kipyogei won the 125th Boston Marathon
Kipruto won men’s competition with a time 2 hours, 9 mins and 51 seconds.
Kipyogei won with a time in 2 hours, 24 minutes, and 45 seconds.
Kipruto and Kipyogei won their eighth Kenyan sweep since 2000. Both won $150,000 in prize money.
Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the Boston Marathon hasn’t been run in over 30 months. It was cancelled last season and rescheduled this fall.
The race was preceded by precautions. Runners needed to submit either a negative result from a test or prove that they had been immunized.