Former Arizona State runner Desiree Linden finished fourth in the women’s division at the Boston Marathon on Monday.
That was fun! Thank you, Boston.
— des_linden (@des_linden) April 20, 2015
Linden, 31, who earned All-America track honors at ASU,
led for a good portion of the race. She finished in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 25 minutes and 39 seconds.
She placed second in the 2011 race and represented the U.S. in the 2012 Olympics.
W: Buzinesh Deba (ETH) and Des Linden (USA) finish third and fourth.
— Boston Marathon (@bostonmarathon) April 20, 2015
Caroline Rotich of Kenya won the race in an unofficial time of 2:24.55.
Two years ago, explosions rocked the event, killing three and injuring 260.