Boston Marathon results: Updated list of 2022 winners from all eight divisions

The 126th Boston Marathon will took place on April 18. Last year’s event was pushed from April to October due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while the 2020 iteration of the competition was held virtually.

Last year’s champions were Benson Kipruto (men’s open), Diana Kipyokei (women’s open), Marcel Hug (men’s wheelchair) and Manuela Schar (women’s wheelchair), Zachary Stinson (men’s handcycles), Wendy Larsen (women’s handcycles), Chaz Davis (men’s para athletics) and Misato Michishita (women’s para athletics).

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Boston Marathon results 2022

Men’s Wheelchair

FinishRacer (Country)Time
1Daniel Romanchuk (USA)1:26:58
2Aaron Pike (USA)1:32:49
3Johnboy Smith (United Kingdom)1:32:55
4Kota Hokinoue (Japan)1:34:06
5Patrick Monahan (Ireland)1:34:38

Women’s Wheelchair

FinishRacer (Country)Time
1Manuela Schär (Switzerland)1:41:08
2Susannah Scaroni (USA)1:46:20
3Madison De Rozario (Australia)1:52:48
4Yen Hoang (USA)1:55:27
5Jenna Fesemyer (USA)1:55:59

Men’s Handcycles

FinishRacer (Country)Time
1Alfredo Delossantos (USA)1:08:40
2Dustin Baker (USA)1:15:52
3Steve Chapman (USA)1:21:33
4Edmund Pires (USA)1:24:34
5John Masson (USA)1:26:50

Women’s Handcycles

FinishRacer (Country)Time
1Wendy Larsen (USA)1:35:10
2Devann Murphy (USA)1:48:23
3Dianne Leigh Sumner (USA)2:03:43
4Corey Petersen (USA)2:12:42
5Jessica Hayton (USA)2:20:32

Professional Men

FinishRunner (Country)Time
1Evans Chebet (Kenya)2:06:51
2Lawrence Cherono (Kenya)2:07:21
3Benson Kipruto (Kenya)2:07:27
4Gabriel Geay (Tanzania)2:07:53
5Eric Kiptanui (Kenya)2:08:47

Professional Women

FinishRunner (Country)Time
1Peres Jepchirchir (Kenya)2:21:02
2Ababel Yeshaneh (Ethiopia)2:21:06
3Mary Ngugi (Kenya)2:21:32
4Edna Kiplagat (Kenya)2:21:40
5Monicah Ngigi (Kenya)2:22:13

Para Athletics – Men

Note: These are the top five finishers from all para athletics categories. 

FinishRunner (Country)Time
1Michael Roeger (Australia)2:25:42
2Marko Cheseto Lemtukei (USA)2:37:01
3Chaz Davis (USA)2:45:45
4Ary Carlos Santos (Brazil)2:46:37
5Andrew Thorsen (USA)2:49:46

Para Athletics – Women

FinishRunner (Country)Time
1Lisa Thompson (USA)3:47:25
2Liz Willis (USA)3:56:31
3Melissa Stockwell (USA)3:58:36
4Jennifer Herring (USA)4:04:29
5Jennifer Byers (USA)4:28:03

Click here to see complete results from the 2022 Boston Marathon.

ABOUT THE B.A.A. AND THE BOSTON MARATHON

THE B.A.A. HAS ORGANIZED THE BOSTON MARATHON SINCE THE EVENT’S INCEPTION IN 1897

The Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world’s most prestigious road racing events. The B.A.A. continues to manage this American classic, which has been sponsored by John Hancock Financial since 1986. The Boston Marathon has distinguished itself as the pinnacle event within the sport of road racing by virtue of its traditions, longevity, and method of gaining entry into the race (via qualification).

THE MODERN ERA OF THE BOSTON MARATHON

When Guy Morse took the reins of the B.A.A. in 1985, he was given a rotary phone and an empty office in the old Boston Garden. The days of the B.A.A. Games at the Boston Garden and the B.A.A. clubhouse were long gone, but the organization held onto its marquee event, the Boston Marathon, and the B.A.A. Running Club as the only two visible pieces of its illustrious past.

As race director, Morse and the B.A.A.’s Board of Governors attracted a principal sponsor for the Boston Marathon in John Hancock Financial and, with John Hancock’s assistance, instituted a prize money structure to help bring the world’s fastest runners to Boston. The change not only brought faster runners to Boston; it brought more runners to Boston. Since 1986, the men’s and women’s open division course records have improved a combined eight times and the field size has grown from 4,904 entrants to 30,000 in recent years. The Boston Marathon also attracts approximately 500,000 spectators each year, making it New England’s most widely viewed sporting event.

For the 100th running of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 1996, the B.A.A. worked for years ahead of time in cooperation with the eight cities and towns along the Boston Marathon course to appropriately commemorate the milestone. Through a one-time exception to field size constraints, a record 38,708 runners were given entry into the Centennial Boston Marathon. This single-time field size stood for seven years as the largest in marathon history.

Ten years later, the Boston Marathon partnered with the London, Berlin, Chicago, and New York City marathons to collectively launch the Abbott World Marathon Majors. This series links the world’s most prestigious marathons and offers a $1 million prize purse to be split equally among the top male and female marathoners in the world each year. In 2013, the Tokyo Marathon joined as the sixth event in the Abbott World Marathon Majors series.

The progressive actions of the B.A.A. throughout the years have been reflective of the vision of the B.A.A. Board of Governors. Since the B.A.A.’s inception in 1887, the Board of Governors have voluntarily led the organization through good times and bad.

Through its dedicated leadership, the B.A.A. has demonstrated its commitment to and support of the Greater Boston area, especially the eight cities and towns along the Boston Marathon route. In 2013, the B.A.A. renewed its financial commitment to the towns of Hopkinton, Ashland, Framingham, Natick, Wellesley, and Brookline, the cities of Newton and Boston, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, pledging a total of $2.7 million over a three-year term, with contributions increasing annually.

OFFICIAL CHARITY PROGRAM FOR THE BOSTON MARATHON

The runners of the selected charities of the B.A.A.’s Charity Program for the Boston Marathon raise more than $15 million annually and serve areas of need within Greater Boston. The funds and positive impact are important to the success of the B.A.A.’s mission, and the B.A.A. is proud to support these charities and their fundraising endeavors. With special regard to the field of Boston Marathon qualifiers, the B.A.A. has integrated its charity program into the race in an effort which recognizes the running community in and around the Boston Marathon, and the year-round philanthropic endeavors of the Boston Athletic Association. The Charity Program for the Boston Marathon began in 1989 when the American Liver Foundation became the first charity to receive official entries into the Boston Marathon. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute came aboard in 1990, and since then the program has grown to support at least 30 charities each year.

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