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Could U.S. women break Kenya's hold on Boston Marathon?

...and that's not right," Meyer said this week at a ceremony to honor him and his co-winner, now known as Joan Benoit Samuelson. "I feel like Billy (Rodgers) passed it to me, and I didn't do anything with it." The American dominance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/21/oth_370356.shtml
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Jifar, Okayo break records in marathon dedicated to Sept. 11

...very moving. Every time I went by a firehouse, I couldn't help but tip my hat," said 1984 Olympic champion Joan Benoit Samuelson, ninth among U.S. women and 21st overall. "The crowds were thicker than I can recall being along First Avenue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/05/oth_324274.shtml
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Laid-back Armstrong ready for new challenges

...Still, he's confident he'll finish the marathon, paced by retired distance-running greats Alberto Salazar, Joan Benoit Samuelson and Hicham El Guerrouj. "I don't want to say there's no question I'll finish, but I can always crawl...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/05/oth_103309.shtml
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Sports foundation honors Hamm, Inkster

...at the 1920 Antwerp Olympics. Other award winners: golfers Sandra Haynie and Betty Jameson; marathon runner Joan Benoit Samuelson; former Temple lacrosse coach Tina Sloan Green; Olympic track star Gail Devers; and Deborah Slaner Larkin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/19/oth_273932.shtml
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Roba ties to make it three straight in Boston

...but was hindered by her injury during 26-plus mile run. Only Uta Pippig of Germany (2:21:45 in 1994) and Joan Benoit Samuelson (2:22:43, in 1983) have run faster. The women's world mark of 2:20:47 was set last year by Kenya's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/17/oth_259251.shtml
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Kenya's Tanui regains title with late kick in marathon

...Boston for the second straight year in 2:23:21. Only Uta Pippig of Germany, with 2:21:45 in 1994, and Joan Benoit Samuelson, with 2:22:43, in 1983, ran faster. The women's race was decided early, with Roba breaking away from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/21/oth_226508.shtml
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Sports overtime: A wrapup

...her second women's Disney title in 2 hours, 44 minutes, 47 seconds. She won the 1996 race in 2:45:12. Joan Benoit Samuelson, the first Olympic women's marathon champion in 1984, won the women's half-marathon in 1:18:12. Keith...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/12/oth_220473.shtml
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NYC Marathon again belongs to Kagwe

...two stress fractures this year, finished fifth at 2:32:37. Perhaps the most heartwarming story was that of Joan Benoit Samuelson. Winner of the first women's Olympic marathon in 1984, the 41-year-old was attempting to qualify for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/02/oth_243604.shtml
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Marathon champ proves Olympic win not a fluke

...Jones of Spokane, Wash., was the first U.S. women's finisher, ninth at 2:32:52, 11« minutes off Joan Benoit Samuelson's record of 2:21:21 at Chicago in 1985.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/22/oth_207181.shtml
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Fifty-year-old Samuelson has one more marathon in her

BOSTON --- Joan Benoit Samuelson can see the finish line, and this time her legs are steady. The 50-year-old Olympic gold medalist plans to run in her last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/20/oth_195712.shtml
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