Boston Marathon 2018 infographic
Graphic shows the profile and route taken by the runners.
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ATHLETICS

Boston Marathon 2018

April 16, 2018 - Der 122. Boston Marathon erwartet über 30.000 Läufer, er ist der älteste Marathonlauf der Welt. Heuer werden die regierenden Champions Geoffrey Kirui und Edna Kiplagat das Männer und Frauenfeld anführen.

Boston is the second World Marathon Major of 2018, after Tokyo in February, where Kenya’s Dickson Chumba and Birhane Dibaba of Ethiopia won the men’s and women’s races.

Future marathons:
April 22 - London, UK
September 16 - Berlin, Germany
October 7 - Chicago, U.S.
November 4 - New York, U.S.

The Boston Marathon started in 1897 with 15 runners. It is held annually on Patriots’ Day, which commemorates the Battles of Lexington and Concord in 1775 at the start of the U.S. War of Independence from the Great Britain.

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PUBLISHED: 03/04/2018; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images
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