Home hopes high for historic U.S. marker in Boston Marathon

2018 Boston Marathon: 16 From Walpole To Run

For local runner Jeremy Wallace, the Boston Marathon is a milestone in his life.

"We support that decision and have invited Jordan to return to Boston next year". After winning the New York Marathon in November - becoming the first American woman to take the title since 1977 - Marblehead, Mass., native Flanagan is a favorite in Boston.

Sunday marks five years since the Boston Marathon bombing, and after the 1 October Massacre in Las Vegas, they became two cities who were united by tragedy.

Aside from Flanagan, other American women are expected to be strong contenders this year, including Jordan Hasay, Molly Huddle, Deena Kastor and Desiree Linden.

Later that year, the former University of OR star followed with a third-place finish at the Chicago Marathon, with an improved time of 2:20:57. Rupp took a bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics then followed his Boston debut runner-up effort with a Chicago victory.

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On the men's side home runner Galen Rupp, beaten to this title a year ago by Kenya's 24-year-old Geoffrey Kirui, will seek to turn that result around as both men return to the race this year.

The two-time world champion has also won at London in 2014 and NY in 2010.Kirui is trying to become the first back-to-back men's victor at Boston since compatriot Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot in 2006-2008.

Kirui also won the world marathon crown with Ethiopia's Tamirat Tola second and boasting a 2:04:06 clocking from Dubai in January, where he was third.Ethiopians Lelisa Desisa, the 2013 and 2015 Boston champion, and Lemi Berhanu, the 2016 Boston victor, could also threaten for the title.

The Boston Marathon will be held Monday, starting at 8:40 a.m., and will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network.

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