126th Boston Marathon John Hancock Professional Athlete Team Open Division Updates:

·       Birhanu Legese (PB 2:02:48) of Ethiopia has been added to the men’s field. Birhanu is a two-time Tokyo Marathon champion and placed fifth at the 2021 TCS London Marathon.

·       Sisay Lemma (PB 2:03:36) of Ethiopia has been added to the men’s field. Sisay won the 2021 TCS London Marathon and has finished in the top-three four times at Abbott World Marathon Majors events.

·       Kinde Atanaw (PB 2:03:51) of Ethiopia has been added to the men’s field. Kinde won the 2019 Valencia Marathon and placed fourth at the 2012 World Junior Championships in the 10,000m.

·       Ababel Yeshaneh (PB 2:20:51) of Ethiopia has been added to the women’s field. Ababel has previously finished runner-up at the 2019 Chicago Marathon, third at the 2021 New York City Marathon, and sixth at the 2019 Tokyo Marathon.

·       Etagegn Woldu (PB 2:20:16) of Ethiopia has been added to the women’s field. Woldu placed second at the 2021 Valencia Marathon in her debut.

·       The following athletes have withdrawn from the 126th Boston Marathon men’s field: Kenenisa Bekele (ETH); Titus Ekiru (KEN); Diego Estrada (USA); Bernard Koech (KEN); Tyler Pennel (USA); Joe Stilin (USA); Bayelign Teshager (ETH); Clayton Young (USA).

·       The following athletes have withdrawn from the 126th Boston Marathon women’s field: Roza Dereje (ETH); Tigist Girma (ETH); Sara Hall (USA); Kellyn Taylor (USA); Zeineba Yimer (ETH). 

·       Christie Dawes (AUS) has been added to the 126th Boston Marathon women’s wheelchair field. Eliza Ault-Connell (AUS), Masazumi Soejima (JPN), Tomoki Suzuki (JPN); Wakako Tsuchida (JPN); Ernst van Dyk (RSA); and David Weird (GBR) have withdrawn from the Boston Marathon wheelchair field.

·       Melissa Stockwell (T63, USA Paralympian) has been added to the 126th Boston Marathon Para Athletics Division. Tayana Passos (BRA) has withdrawn.

2022 B.A.A. 5K and B.A.A. Invitational Mile Updates:

·       Anna Dibaba (ETH), Tai Dinger (USA), Willy Fink (USA), Millie Paladino (USA), and John Reniewick (USA) have been added to the B.A.A. 5K field. Ben Blankenship, Graham Crawford, Stanley Kebenei, Joe Klecker, Sydney Gidabuday, and Erika Kemp have withdrawn from the B.A.A. 5K.

·       Corey Bellemore (CAN), Johnny Gregorek (USA), Jenn Randall (USA), and Colin Shultz (USA) have been added to the B.A.A. Invitational Mile field. Dani Aragon, Jake Edwards, Neil Gourley, and William Paulson have all withdrawn from the B.A.A. Invitational Mile.

BOSTON MARATHON MEN’S PROFESSIONAL OPEN DIVISION (Name, Personal Best, Country)

Birhanu Legese, 2:02:48 (Berlin, 2019), Ethiopia

Evans Chebet, 2:03:00 (Valencia, 2020), Kenya

Lawrence Cherono, 2:03:04 (Valencia, 2020), Kenya

Sisay Lemma, 2:03:36 (Berlin, 2019), Ethiopia

Kinde Atanaw, 2:03:51 (Valencia, 2019), Ethiopia

Lemi Berhanu, 2:04:33 (Dubai, 2016), Ethiopia

Lelisa Desisa, 2:04:45 (Dubai, 2013), Ethiopia

Gabriel Geay, 2:04:55 (Milan, 2021) NR, Tanzania

Benson Kipruto, 2:05:13 (Toronto, 2019), Kenya

Geoffrey Kamworor, 2:05:23 (Valencia, 2021), Kenya

Eric Kiptanui, 2:05:47 (Apugnano, 2020), Kenya

Bethwell Yegon, 2:06:14 (Berlin, 2021), Kenya

Geoffrey Kirui, 2:06:27 (Amsterdam, 2016), Kenya

Eyob Faniel, 2:07:19 (Seville, 2020) NR, Italy

Yuki Kawauchi, 2:07:27 (Otsu, 2021), Japan

Albert Korir, 2:08:03 (Ottawa, 2019), Kenya

Amanuel Mesel, 2:08:17 (Valencia, 2013), Eritrea

Tsegay Tuemay, 2:09:07 (Daegu, 2019), Eritrea

Scott Fauble, 2:09:09 (Boston, 2019), USA

Colin Bennie, 2:09:38 (Chandler, 2020), USA

Trevor Hofbauer, 2:09:51 (Toronto, 2019), Canada

Jared Ward, 2:09:25 (Boston, 2019), USA

Ian Butler, 2:09:45 (Chandler, 2020), USA

Mick Iacofano, 2:09:55 (Chandler, 2020), USA

Jake Riley, 2:10:02 (Atlanta, 2020), USA

Jerrell Mock, 2:10:37 (Chicago, 2019), USA

Jemal Yimer, 2:10:38 (Boston, 2021), Ethiopia

Juan Luis Barrios, 2:10:55 (Tokyo, 2018), Mexico

Matt McDonald, 2:11:10 (Chicago, 2019), USA

Matt Llano, 2:11:14 (Berlin, 2019), USA

Elkanah Kibet, 2:11:15 (New York City, 2021), USA

CJ Albertson, 2:11:18 (Chandler, 2020), USA

Jonas Hampton, 2:12:10 (Atlanta, 2020), USA

Andrew Colley, 2:12:15 (Duluth, 2019), USA

Mike Sayenko, 2:12:59 (Valencia, 2021), USA

Jason Lynch, 2:13:05 (Huntsville, 2021), USA

Josh Izewski, 2:13:16 (Sacramento, 2018), USA

Nico Montanez, 2:13:55 (Chicago, 2021), USA

John Tello Zuniga, 2:14:19 (Lima, 2021), Colombia

Reed Fischer, 2:14:41 (Chicago, 2021), USA

Tyler Pence, 2:15:06 (Moline, 2021), USA

Daniel Ortiz Perez, 2:15:39 (Valencia, 2020), Mexico

Paul Hogan, 2:15:51 (Boston, 2021), USA

Markus Ploner^, 2:19:43 (Milan, 2021), Italy

Chip O’Hara^, 2:21:20 (Phoenix, 2020), USA

Gilles Rubio^, 2:21:40 (Valencia, 2019), France

Recio Alvarez^, 2:25:17 (Berlin, 2021), Dominican Republic

Sam Krieg^, 2:25:59 (Chicago, 2019), USA

Thomas Chapman^, 2:26:02 (Sacramento, 2019), USA

Joost De Raeymaeker^, 2:26:10 (Berlin, 2019), Belgium

Athletes with ^ next to their names are Masters (40+) athletes

 

BOSTON MARATHON WOMEN’S PROFESSIONAL OPEN DIVISION (Name, Personal Best, Country)

Peres Jepchirchir, 2:17:16 (Valencia, 2020), Kenya

Joyciline Jepkosgei, 2:17:43 (London, 2021), Kenya

Degitu Azimeraw, 2:17:58 (London, 2021), Ethiopia

Edna Kiplagat^, 2:19:50 (London, 2012), Kenya

Etagegn Woldu, 2:20:16 (Valencia, 2021), Ethiopia

Maurine Chepkemoi, 2:20:18 (Amsterdam, 2021), Kenya

Ababel Yeshaneh, 2:20:51 (Chicago, 2019), Ethiopia

Desiree Linden, 2:22:38 (Boston, 2011), USA

Viola Cheptoo, 2:22:44 (New York City, 2021), Kenya

Purity Changwony, 2:22:46 (Ampugnano, 2021), Kenya

Charlotte Purdue, 2:23:26 (London, 2021), Great Britain

Molly Seidel, 2:24:42 (New York City, 2021), USA

Malindi Elmore^, 2:24:50 (Houston, 2020), Canada

Mary Ngugi, 2:25:20 (Boston, 2021), Kenya

Monicah Ngige, 2:25:32 (Boston, 2021), Kenya

Natasha Wodak^, 2:26:19 (Chandler, 2020), Canada

Sara Vaughn, 2:26:53 (Sacramento, 2021), USA

Nell Rojas, 2:27:12 (Boston, 2021), USA

Stephanie Bruce, 2:27:47 (Chicago, 2019), USA

Dakotah Lindwurm, 2:29:04 (Duluth, 2021), USA

Angie Orjuela, 2:29:12 (Valencia, 2020) NR, Colombia

Bria Wetsch, 2:29:50 (Chandler, 2020), USA

Maegan Krifchin, 2:30:17 (Chicago, 2021), USA

Elaina Tabb, 2:30:33 (Boston, 2021), USA

Lexie Thompson, 2:30:37 (Philadelphia, 2021), USA

Sydney Devore, 2:32:39 (Pittsburgh, 2018), USA

Kodi Kleven, 2:32:45 (St. George, 2021), Canada

Briana Boehmer^, 2:33:20 (Sacramento, 2021), USA

Kate Sanborn, 2:33:37 (Houston, 2022), USA

Caitlin Phillips, 2:34:43 (Berlin, 2019), USA

Kate Bazeley, 2:36:43 (Chicago, 2021), Canada

Kathy Derks, 2:36:47 (Carmel, 2021), USA

Maria Velez, 2:37:04 (Valencia, 2021), Mexico

Ashlee Powers, 2:38:20 (Chandler, 2020), USA

Kayla Lampe, 2:38:25 (Chicago, 2021), USA

Ali Lavender, 2:38:41 (Berlin, 2021), Great Britain

Annmarie Tuxbury, 2:39:05 (Atlanta, 2020), USA

Erika Fleuhr, 2:39:31 (Sacramento, 2021), USA

Paula Pridgen, 2:39:34 (Duluth, 2021), USA

Abby Hamilton, 2:39:36 (Portland, 2021), USA

Joanna Thompson, 2:39:47 (New York City, 2021), USA

Ziyang Liu, 2:40:17 (Carmel, 2021), China

Rena Elmer, 2:40:21 (Indianapolis, 2019), USA

Mary Denholm, 2:41:08 (Atlanta, 2021), USA

Gina Rouse^, 2:41:19 (Boston, 2019), USA

Katie Kellner, 2:41:42 (Atlanta, 2020), USA

Angela Moll^, 2:43:18 (Sacramento, 2019), USA

Hilary Corno^, 2:45:07 (Boston, 2021), USA

Jennifer Hughes^, 2:45:28 (Sacramento, 2019), USA

Sara Ibbetson^, 2:46:08 (Indianapolis, 2019), USA

Aisling Cuffe, Debut (1:12:57 Half), USA

Athletes with ^ next to their names are Masters (40+) athletes

 
BOSTON MARATHON MEN’S PROFESSIONAL WHEELCHAIR DIVISION (Name, Personal Best, Country) 

Marcel Hug, 1:17:47 (Oita, 2021) WR, Switzerland

Josh Cassidy, 1:18:25 (Boston, 2012), Canada

Hiroki Nishida, 1:20:28 (Boston, 2017), Japan

Kota Hokinoue, 1:20:54 (Seoul, 2013), Japan

Aaron Pike, 1:20:59 (Duluth, 2019), USA

Daniel Romanchuk, 1:21:36 (Boston, 2019), USA

Rafael Botello Jimenez, 1:22:09 (Boston, 2017), Spain

Patrick Monahan, 1:22:23 (Duluth, 2019), Ireland

Krige Schabort, 1:23:44 (Boston, 2012), USA

Simon Lawson, 1:25:06 (Boston, 2017), Great Britain

Sho Watanabe, 1:26:22 (Seoul, 2017), Japan

Johnboy Smith, 1:29:44 (Berlin, 2017), Great Britain

Hermin Garic, 1:32:27 (Duluth, 2019), USA

Valera Jacob Allen, 1:44:20 (Honolulu, 2021), USA

Santiago Sanz, 1:46:12 (Boston, 2014), Spain

Jason Robinson, 1:52:46 (Chicago, 2021), USA

Dustin Stallberg, 1:53:34 (Honolulu, 2021), USA

Phillip Croft, 1:58:14 (Chicago, 2021), USA

BOSTON MARATHON WOMEN’S PROFESSIONAL WHEELCHAIR DIVISION (Name, Personal Best, Country)

Manuela Schär, 1:28:17 (Boston, 2017) WR/CR, Switzerland

Susannah Scaroni, 1:30:42 (Duluth, 2019), USA

Madison de Rozario, 1:31:11 (Tokyo Paralympics, 2021), Australia

Tatyana McFadden, 1:31:30 (Duluth, 2019), USA

Jenna Fesemyer, 1:37:02 (Duluth, 2019), USA

Christie Dawes, 1:37:14 (Boston, 2017), AUS

Shelly Woods, 1:37:44 (Padova, 2008), Great Britain

Nikita den Boer, 1:38:16 (Tokyo Paralympics, 2021), Netherlands

Margriet van den Broek, 1:38:33 (Boston, 2017), Netherlands

Vanessa de Souza, 1:40:21 (Seville, 2020), Brazil

Arielle Rausin, 1:40:51 (Duluth, 2019), USA

Michelle Wheeler, 1:45:55 (Oita, 2018), USA

Yen Hoang, 1:51:24 (Boston, 2021), USA

Eva Houston, 2:41:52 (Boston, 2021), USA

 

BOSTON MARATHON PARA ATHLETICS DIVISIONS TOP CONTENDERS (Name, Personal Best, Country, Classification)

Michael Roeger, 2:18:53 WR, Australia, T46 (Upper Limb Impairment)

Chaz Davis, 2:31:48 AR, USA, T12 (Vision Impairment)

Marko Cheseto Lemtukei, 2:35:55 WB, USA, T62 (Lower Limb Impairment)

Ary Carlos Santos, 2:45:39, Brazil, T13 (Vision Impairment)

Brian Reynolds, 3:03:21, USA, T62 (Lower Limb Impairment)

Adam Popp, 3:13:25, USA, T63 (Lower Limb Impairment)

 

BOSTON MARATHON PARA ATHLETICS DIVISIONS TOP CONTENDERS (Name, Personal Best, Country, Classification)

Liz Willis, 4:57:43, USA, T64 (Lower Limb Impairment)

Jacky Hunt-Broersma, 23:38 for 100 mi. WR, Netherlands, T64 (Lower Limb Impairment)

Melissa Stockwell, N/A, USA, T64 (Lower Limb Impairment)

 

2022 B.A.A. 5K WOMEN’S FIELD (Name, Country, Road 5K PB, Track 5000m PB)

Carmela Cardama-Baez, Spain, N/A, 15:25.41i (NR)

Kim Conley, USA, 15:29, 15:05.20

Keira D’Amato, USA, 15:08, 16:09.86

Anna Dibaba, Ethiopia, 16:02, 15:59.12

Emily Durgin, USA, 16:05, 15:24.19

Annie Frisbie, USA, 16:35, 16:05.78

Sammy George, USA, 15:53, 15:19.66

Tori Gerlach, USA, 15:56, 15:44.13

Marielle Hall, USA, 15:08, 15:02.27

Elly Henes, USA, N/A, 15:03.27i

Emma Grace Hurley, USA, 16:13, 15:57.23

Katie Izzo, USA, 16:00, 15:41.33

Weini Kelati, USA, 15:18, 14:58.24

Melissa Lodge, USA, N/A, 15:53.81i

Sharon Lokedi, Kenya, 15:48, 15:13.04i

Millie Paladino, USA, 16:35, 15:02.63i

Betty Sigei, Kenya, N/A, 15:37.80

Emily Sisson, USA, 15:38, 14:53.84

Rachel Smith (Schneider), USA, N/A, 14:52.04

Emma Spencer, USA, 16:41, 16:04.95

Susanna Sullivan, USA, 16:35, 15:42.59i

Senbere Teferi, Ethiopia, 14:29 (WR), 14:15.29

Abbey Wheeler, USA, N/A, 15:40.67i

2022 B.A.A. 5K MEN’S FIELD (Name, Country, Road 5K PB, Track 5000m PB)

Eric Avila, USA, 13:55, 13:18.68

Geordie Beamish, New Zealand, N/A, 13:12.53i (NR)

David Bett, Kenya, 13:54, 13:06.06

Robert Brandt, USA, N/A, 13:19.11

Sam Chelanga, USA, 13:43, 13:09.67

Edward Cheserek, Kenya, 13:29, 13:04.44

Adam Clarke, Great Britain, 13:42, 13:39.21

Tai Dinger, USA, N/A, 14:09.41

Aaron Dinzeo, USA, 14:25, 13:58.37

Brandon Doughty, USA, N/A, 13:39.06

Mason Ferlic, USA, 13:52, 13:24.94

Willy Fink, USA, 13:53, 13:29.58

Eric Hamer, USA, 14:43, 13:29.60

Brian Harvey, USA, 14:01, 14:13.93

Kasey Knevelbaard, USA, 13:56, 13:24.98i

Lawi Lalang, USA, 13:30, 13:00.95

Matt McClintock, USA, 13:49, 13:47.68

Tim McGowan, USA, 14:11, 13:54.20

Kevin McDonnell, USA, N/A, 14:03.52

Reuben Mosip, Kenya, 13:34, 13:50.80a

Charles Philbert-Thiboutot, Canada,14:04, 13:22.44

John Reniewicki, USA, N/A, 13:44.28

Brian Shrader, USA, 13:57, 13:29.13

Zouhair Talbi, Morocco, N/A, 13:18.17i

Aaron Templeton, USA, 13:48, 13:39.39

Josef Tessema, USA, 14:05, 13:22.28

 

B.A.A. 5K MEN’S WHEELCHAIR FIELD (Name, Country)

Tiaan Bosch, South Africa

Rafael Botello Jimenez, Spain

Joshua Cassidy, Canada

Hermin Garic, USA

Marcel Hug, Switzerland

Delmace Mayo, USA

Daniel Romanchuk, USA

Santiago Sanz, Spain

James Senbeta, USA

Johnboy Smith, Great Britain

 

B.A.A. 5K WOMEN’S WHEELCHAIR FIELD (Name, Country)

Vanessa De Souza, Brazil

Jenna Fesemyer, USA

Shelly Oxley-Woods, Great Britain

Margriet van den Broek, Netherlands

Maddy Wilson, USA

 

2022 B.A.A. INVITATIONAL MILE WOMEN’S FIELD (Name, Country, 1500m PB, Track Mile PB) 

Holly Archer, Great Britain, 4:07.20, 4:35.89

Sadi Henderson, USA, 4:10.26, 4:41.01

Emily Lipari, USA, 4:05.68, 4:28.84

Heather MacLean, USA, 4:02.09, 4:25.98

Yolanda Ngarambe, Sweden, 4:03.43, 4:28.30

Jenn Randall, USA, 4:10.82, N/A

Taryn Rawlings, USA, 4:05.02, 4:28.30

Annie Rodenfels, USA, 4:13.49, 4:32.65

Helen Schlachtenhaufen, USA, 4:01.09, 4:27.09

Ellie Shea, USA, 4:21.42, 4:43.73

Annika Sisson, USA, 4:17.81, 4:39.62

Katie Snowden, Great Britain, 4:02.77, 4:25.89

Erin Teschuk, Canada, 4:14.26, 4:32.35

Allie Wilson, USA, 4:14.82, 4:32.35

2022 B.A.A. INVITATIONAL MILE MEN’S FIELD (Name, Country, 1500m PB, Track Mile PB) 

Colin Abert, USA, 3:41.46, 3:59:51

Colby Alexander, USA, 3:33.65, 3:54.94

Corey Bellemore, Canada, 3:39.36, 3:57.42

Joey Berriatua, USA, 3:44.26, 4:00.72

Johnny Gregorek, USA, 3:34.49, 3:52.49

Brahim Kaazouzi, Morocco, 3:31.62, 3:58.51

Kevin Kelly, Ireland, 3:39.08, 3:57.86

James Randon, USA, 3:37.93, 3:56.43

Colin Schultz, USA, 3:41.86, 3:59.20

Shane Streich, USA, 3:41.26, 3:57.98

Diego Zarate, USA, 3:38.85, 3:57.52