Making Marathon History

Desiree Linden was proud to be the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years on Marathon Monday, April 16, crossing the Back Bay finish line in 2:39:54 to take home the crown. Crowds still came out to the finish line area in the Back Bay and the Fenway routes leading there, but they were much smaller this year due to the torrential rains and unseasonably cold temperatures on Monday.

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