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On Patriot Day, 2010 Boston Marathon was won by Kenya's Cheruiyot

Robert Cheruiyot of Kenya Kiprono broke the record Marathon field in 2010 won by Kenya's Cheruiyot Patriot Day "href =" "> Boston Marathon Championships 2010 for men. Teyba Erkesso of Ethiopia, was a champion of women. No official time was 2 hours Cheruiyot, 5 minutes and 52 seconds. Held before Ethiopian Kebede Tekeste by 91 seconds. Defending champion Deriba Merga was third. Ryan Hall and Meb Keflezighi were fourth and fifth respectively.

Boston Marathon 2010 is just a big payday

2010 Boston Marathon will pay $ 806,000 in today's money. $ 150,000 instant cash was paid to men and women champions, Cheruiyot and Erkesso. Cheruiyot will receive a $ 25,000 bonus for breaking the record the field that was 2:07:14.

U.S. seems to fall short in the 2010 Boston Marathon

Hall and seemed Keflilezighi bring the Boston Marathon title back to the United States – where an American has not won since Greg Meyer in 1982. Keflezighi was the first American to win the marathon New York in 28 years last November. But everyone says that the racers, including defending champion Salina Kosgei Deriba Merga and, this year Boston Marathon Patriot Day was the deepest, most talented field of 10. The winners of the past Tune, Dire, Lidiya Grigoryeva and Ndereba Catherine ran today also.

The volcano in Iceland hit the Boston Marathon

The 2010 Boston Marathon field of the 26,000 runners may have been losing up to 600 runners on Patriot Day because of the ash cloud over Europe as a result of the eruption Eyjafjallajokull, according to the Wall Street Journal. According to the Boston Athletic Association, 2 percent of Boston Marathon field could not. Abdellah Falil Morocco was the highest-profile competitor to lose the race.

Boston Marathon Course Map

The marathon route Boston is considered one of the toughest marathons. Shortly after the 15-mile mark, the course is to the hills of Newton. The hills of Newton can be feared by any runner after 15 miles, although the hills are not normally a long climb. Heartbreak Hill is the latest advancement in the Boston Marathon. Watch the video below.

Boston Marathon wheelchair winner

Boston Marathon 2010 began with the division of wheelchairs 9:20 am ET on Patriot Day. Ernst Van Dyk won in 1 hour, 26 minutes, 53 seconds. Van Dyk won the American Krige Schabort by four seconds in a sprint fast to the goal. Japan's Wakako Tsuchide the women's title in a wheelchair in 1 hour 43 minutes and 32 seconds.