Lelisa Desisa

Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopa celebrates after winning the the 119th Boston Marathon on April 20, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Lelisa Desisa Wins 119th Boston Marathon; Rotich Takes Women’s Race

Desisa of Ethiopia won his second Boston Marathon on Monday, two years after he donated the medal from his first title to the city in the memory of bombing victims.


(Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Boston Marathon Winner Honors Victims By Returning His Medal

Lelisa Desisa returned his winner’s medal to Mayor Thomas Menino to honor the city and those killed and injured in the bombings.