America's hopes to end the long drought at the Boston Marathon were once again dashed today, as Ryan Hall couldn't quite manage to overtake the pack this year. Hall, who placed third last year, placed fourth this year. "To me running is not all about records," said Hall to reporters. "My two words were joy and freedom. I felt like I did that today. I was having fun." Hall made an aggressive start, leading the pack for the first half of the 26.2 mile race, but was unable to keep pace...Read Full Story
Ryan Hall has a strong start at the Boston Marathon, looking over his shoulder twice at the other runners as he kicked himself out to an early lead, but was unable to hold on.He fell to Ethiopian Deriba Merga, and eventually placed third.This is after Hall's time of 2 hours, 6 minutes, 17 seconds at the London marathon, the fastest personal best in the field, raised hopes that an American could win the Boston Marathon. No American has won since 1983.From an AP write-up: Kenya's Salina...Read Full Story
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