The Herald of Everett, Washington
Customer service  |  Subscribe   |   Log in or sign up   |   Advertising information   |   Contact us
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus The Daily Herald on Linked In HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up  Green editions icon Green editions

Reilly wins Boston Marathon's women's wheelchair

SHARE: facebook Twitter icon Linkedin icon Google+ icon Email icon |  PRINTER-FRIENDLY
Associated Press
Published:
BOSTON -- American Shirley Reilly edged Japan's Wakako Tsuchida during a sprint to the finish line to win the women's wheelchair division of the Boston Marathon.
Reilly finished in 1 hour, 37 minutes and 36 seconds on Monday, one second ahead of defending champion Tsuchida.
Last year, Tsuchida beat Reilly by nearly seven minutes.
Reilly and Tsuchida battled throughout, with Tsuchida briefly breaking away around the 18-mile mark before Reilly closed the gap.
Diane Roy of Canada finished third, five minutes behind Tsuchida.
Story tags » Running

More Sports Headlines

NEWSLETTER

Sports headlines

Top sports stories delivered daily

Calendar