The 120th Boston Marathon

The 120th Boston Marathon was held on April 18th, 2016. The Marathon consisted of 26.2 miles, continuing from Hopkinton, Ma to the top of Boston Boyleston St. Both of the female and male winners that won the race were from Ethiopia. Lemi Bernahu Hayle, was the male winner of the race finishing at 2:12:45. Just minutes behind Lemi was Atsede Baysa, the female winner of the race, finishing with 2:29:19.

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Image above of Lemi Bernahu Hayle, male winner, crossing the finish line. Screen Shot 2016-04-19 at 11.14.23 AM

Image above of Atsede Baysa, female winner, crossing the finish line.

Survivors of the 2013 Marathon, Patrick Downes and Adrianne Haslet-Davis finishing the race.

Names of Top 5 Male Contestants Contestants Time
1. Lemi Berhanu Hayle 2:12:45
2.Lelisa Desisa 2:13:32
3.Yemane Adhane Tsegay</> 2:14:02
4.Wesley Korir 2:14:05
5.Paul Lonyangata 2:15:45