The people's champion set a new 50K world record and the internet LOVED IT.
The 2018 Boston Marathon champion is moving up in distance, but still has a fall 26.2-mile race on her mind.
Linden ran the same number of miles as the date each day in October.
After placing fourth at the Olympic Trials, Desiree Linden planned to race the Boston Marathon. Like everybody else, she’s trying to figure out what’s next.
10 quick facts about Desiree Linden, the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years.
Recovering from hip pain set the 2018 champion back initially, but she’s looking forward to lining up on Marathon Monday.
The rescheduled 2021 Boston Marathon will feature nine women who have run faster than 2:22, plus three top U.S. women.
The 2018 champion is coming back to try to reclaim her Boston Marathon title at the 125th anniversary of the race.
After becoming the first woman to break three hours for 50K, Des Linden talks hype and happiness.
It's the rock-solid steadiness for us.
"I fought all day long. I gave it everything out there.”
Desiree Linden is the only contender on the Olympic Marathon Trials start line who’s made the team before—twice. She has big plans this spring and this is just the beginning.
The women’s elite field at the 2020 Boston Marathon features the defending champion and includes five athletes who have run under 2:20.
Desiree Linden has a big year ahead, racing the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials, the Boston Marathon, and perhaps the Olympics, too. Here’s how—and why—she plans to do it.