Watch 2019 Boston Marathon Men’s Race End With Amazing Photo Finish

Apr 17, 2019, 15:54
Watch 2019 Boston Marathon Men’s Race End With Amazing Photo Finish

NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson can cross another item off his bucket list - he was able to finish the Boston Marathon Monday. Hasay was also the first American to finish in the Women's Elite race, Boston Marathon officials said. The second place finisher, two-time victor Lelisa Desisa, finished one second slower, according to race officials.

Check out the fantastic finish below.

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Cherono narrowly edged ahead to add victory in Boston to his 2:04:06 PB and course record victory at the Amsterdam Marathon in October, as Desisa was denied a third Boston win to go with his titles from 2013 and 2015. The Boston Marathon has been an American tradition for more than a century and we take pride in the passion and determination that participants, spectators, and volunteers from around the world display at our annual event.

Johnson left the starting line amid a wave of runners at 10:25 a.m. ET and crossed the finish line at 1:34 p.m. ET on Monday afternoon. Just completing the 26.2-mile Boston Marathon is quite an accomplishment.

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Woknesh Degefa ran alone for the last 20 miles winning the women's race.

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