Fionnuala McCormack produces PB to finish 11th in Boston Marathon

Fionnuala McCormack produces PB to finish 11th in Boston Marathon

Fionnuala McCormack has placed 11th in the Boston Marathon.

The Wicklow athlete ran a personal best time of just over two-and-a-half hours, 2:30.38.

That saw her shave almost a minute off her previous best.

The women's race was won by Ethiopia's Worknesh Degefa.

Kenya's Lawrence Cherono won the men's race.

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