The 125th Boston Marathon was won by Diana Kipyogei and Benson Kipruto, Kenyans
Kipruto won men’s competition with a time 2 hours, 9 mins, 51 seconds.
Kipyogei won women’s competition with a time 2 hours, 24 mins, 45 seconds.
Kipruto, along with Kipyogei, won the eighth Kenyan sweepstakes since 2000. Both won $150,000 in prize money.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Boston Marathon was not run for 30 months. It was cancelled last season and moved back to the fall in 2011.
Before the race, precautions were taken. Runners needed to show proof of vaccination, or provide negative results.