Reigning Houston half marathon champion Vicoty Chepngeno will be the star to watch at the Boston Half Marathon that will be held on Sunday (13) in Boston, USA.
The 28 year-old comes to this race with fastest time on paper of 1:05.03 that she got in January in Houston when she took the honors.
Chepngeno will not have an easy ride as she will have to get past two Ethiopia’s Bosena Mulatie who holds a personal best of 1:05.46 that she got early this year at the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon where she finished in fifth place and the 2012 World U20 Silver medallist, Hiwot Gebrekidan.
Chepngeno will also battle her compatriots, the 2016 World Half Marathon silver medallist Cynthia Jerotich, reigning Runners’ Lab Halve Marathon champion, Viola Chepngeno and reigning Vienna City Marathon Vivian Chepkirui and Mary Munanu who finished second at the Atlanta Half Marathon early this year.
United States 10,000m record holder, Molly Huddle and Great Britain’s Jess Piasecki will also be on the start line to fight for honors.