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Sharon Cherop Wins the 2012 Boston Marathon (Female Results)

Sharon Cherop, of Kenya, was the female winner of the 2012 Boston Marathon in a close finish of 2:31:50 for a two-second victory over fellow countrywoman Jemima Sumgong (2:31:52)

Georgina Rono completed the podium sweep for Kenya in 2:33:09.

2012 Boston Marathon Elite Female Results

  1. Sharon Cherop (KEN) – 2:31:50
  2. Jemima Sumgong (KEN)- 2:31:52
  3. Georgina Rono (KEN)- 2:33:09
  4. Firehiwot Dado (ETH) – 2:34:56
  5. Diana Siegi (KEN) – 2:35:40
  6. Rita Jeptoo (KEN)- 2:35:53
  7. Mayumi Fujita (JPN)- 2:39:11
  8. Nadezdha Leonteva (RUS) – 2:40:40
  9. Svetlana Pretot (FRA) – 2:40:50
  10. Sheri L. Piers (USA) – 2:41:55

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Joshua Holmes has completed 325 marathons/ultramarathons while running 100+ miles 62 including races such as the Badwater 135 (9x), Western States 100, The Last Annual Vol State 500K (4x). He is the founder of Run It Fast, the most driven club on the planet. His favorite races to date are the Vol State 500K, Badwater 135, Barkley Fall Classic, Catalina Eco Marathon, Chimera 100, Across The Years, Savage Gulf Trail Marathon, Strolling Jim 40 Miler, Tunnel Hill 100, RUTS, EC100 and the Flying Monkey Marathon in his home state of Tennessee. Follow @bayou Follow @joshuaholmes on Instagram

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