Desiree Linden, a two-time Olympian and the 2011 Boston Marathon runner-up, just became the first woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years!
She spoke with ESPN and said, "My hands were freezing, and there are times where you were just stood up by the wind. It was comical how slow you were going, and how far you still had to go. At six miles I was thinking, 'No way, this is not my day.' Then you break the tape and you're like, 'This is not what I expected today.'"
Check out her interview and click here to read more!
Congratulations to two-time Olympian #DesireeLinden for being the FIRST American woman in 33 years to win the Boston Marathon! You're an inspiration to all of us! 🏅 (Photo courtesy of AP) #TakeYourNextStep pic.twitter.com/p87maMT4k8— Women@Forbes (@WomenatForbes) April 16, 2018