Boston Marathon: 2009

This print represents the official painting commissioned by the Boston Athletic Association for the 2009 Boston Marathon.

In a thrilling finish, Kenya’s Salina Kosgei barely edged out Ethiopia’s Dire Tune for the Women’s title, with Tune collapsing to the ground as she crossed the finish line.

Ethiopia’s Deriba Merga took home the Men’s title on a beautiful, cool day – perfect for running. Ernst Van Dyk and Wakako Tsuchida won the Men and Women Wheelchair divisions, respectively.

Handcyclists Arkadiusz Skrzypinski and Minda Dentler won the Men and Women divisions.

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