Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Boston Marathon Announces Elite Fields

In its 22nd year as principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock announced its elite team of 25 marathon runners from eight countries today, including American Olympic bronze medalist Deena Kastor, defending champions Rita Jeptoo and Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot of Kenya and past champion Hailu Negussie of Ethiopia.

Also in the field are the leaders of the World Marathon Majors Series. The race is set for Monday, April 16, 2007.

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