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Registration for the 2020 Boston Marathon opens later this year

Registration for the 2020 Boston Marathon opens later this year

The Boston Marathon, one of the most prestigious 26-mile races in the world, was once again run in bad conditions with rain, wind and low temperatures making fast times hard.

Lawrence Cherono out-sprinted Lelisa Desisa in the last 100 meters to win the men's race by just two seconds.

Krista DuChene finished her third Boston Marathon with a time of 2:44:12, eight seconds faster than her time in 2018.

Linden finished in 2 hours, 27 minutes, almost 13 minutes faster than when she battled through icy rain to win in 2018.

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The re-designed Oculus Touch controllers are developed for the Oculus Rift S, with plans to ship sometime this Spring. The Rift S and Quest headsets are slated to launch in the coming weeks.

Registration for the 2020 Boston Marathon will likely open in September, according to the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.). Kenyans Kenneth Kipkemoi (2:08:07), Felix Kandie (2:08:54) and Geoffrey Kirui (2:08:55) rounded out the top five in the men's elite race.

Seven American runners finished in the top 20 of the men's race, with Scott Fauble leading the way in seventh place.

The elite women's race was a different story.


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