Star-studded lineup for Boston Marathon

Peres Jepchirchir

Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir wins the New York Marathon women's race on November 7, 2021.

Photo credit: Timothy A. Clary | AFP

What you need to know:

  • She will be up against London Marathon champion Joyciline Jepkosgei (2:17:43), 2017 Boston Marathon champion Edna Kiplagat (2:19:50) New York Marathon runner-up Maurine Chepkemoi (2:20:18), Viola Lagat (2:22:44), Purity Changwony (2:22:46), Mary Ngugi (2:25:20) and Monica Ngige (2:25:32).
  • Jepkosgei will be competing in her third major marathon race.

Olympic marathon champion Peres Jepchirchir will take part in this year's Boston Marathon on April 18, organisers announced Wednesday.

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