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Evans Chebet and Gabriel Geay set for Boston marathon

Evans Chebet will be the key attraction at this year’s Boston marathon onroute to defend his title.

Chebet will be up against Tanzanian champion Gabriel Geay, the top two finishers at last year’s race come April 15.

They will face off with Valencia Marathon winner Sisay Lemma Kenya’s Joshua Belet (2:04:18), Ronald Korir (2:04:22), and Cyprian Kotut (2:04:34), as well as Ethiopians Haftu Teklu (2:04:43) and London and New York City runner-up Shura Kitata (2:04:49).

New York Marathon champion Albert Korir, former Japanese record-holder Suguru Osako, and Norwegian record-holder Sondre Moen are also in the field, as are Morocco’s Zouhair Talbi, winner of last week’s Houston Marathon in a course record 2:06:39, and multiple NCAA champion Edward Cheserek.

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