121st Boston Marathon is Meb's last, Rupp's first
Kiplagat, the 2011 and 2013 IAAF World Champion in the marathon, finished with a time of 2:21:52.
"A big man, a huge man, with bared teeth was set to pounce, and before I could react he grabbed my shoulder and flung me back, screaming, "Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers!"
The 121st running of the Boston Marathon - and the fourth since the bombings - began on a warm Patriots Day, with mobility-impaired competitors setting out first from Hopkinton, Massachusetts.
The American drought reached more than three decades from the time Greg Meyer won in 1983 until Meb Keflezighi ran down Boylston Street to raucous chants of "U-S-A!" in 2014, the year after the finish line bombings killed three people and wounded more than 260 others. Bobbi Gibb, who had run the race unofficially in 1966, was on the course in 1967 and finished ahead of Switzer at 3:27:17.
Although she has said that she didn't mean to break barriers at the time, the photo taken of her being accosted by the official turned her into something of a role model.
Two-time Olympic Desiree Linden probably is the top US threat in the women's race. She ran well in the Houston Half Marathon and the Prague Half Marathon, and has been getting much pre-race attention.
It was a Swiss sweep in the wheelchairs, as Manuela Schar won the women's title with a course record of 1:28:17.
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After finishing Monday's race with a time of 5:46:13, Sanchez told CBS's David Wade that he had been given the flag by his fellow servicemen, who also signed it. But a tailwind gusting up to 30 miles per hour could mean fast times, at least among the elite runners who would finish before the hottest part of the day.
Hug outpushed 10-time victor Ernst Van Dyk of South Africa down Boylston Street to finish in an unofficial time of 1 hour, 18 minutes, 4 seconds.
"The wind is so important", Hug said. "Everything was fantastic today".
Earlier Monday, city officials announced plans for memorials to mark the sites where two bombs exploded during the 2013 race.
The 2017 Marathon was Russell's 20th consecutive Boston Marathon.
"I would love to come back here, this is a special place", he said.
But when Jock Semple, the race co-director, discovered a woman had registered in the marathon, he was furious.
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Turks vote in historic referendum
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