Peres Jepchirchir

Peres Jepchirchir is a long-distance runner who features in road running competitions.

Although injuries made her withdraw from major competitions this year, Jepchirchir produced stellar performances in the few races that she graced.

She conquered her Ethiopian rival Ababel Yeshaneh at the closing stages of the 2022 Boston Marathon to win the title in 2:21.1.

The race commentators described her performance as one of the best in the history of the Boston Marathon.

Jepchirchir was included in the Kenyan squad for the 2022 World Athletics Championships held in Oregon, United States, but she pulled out at the last minute as a result of an injury.

Moreover, an injury made her fail to defend her New York City Marathon win. 

The 29-year-old is the only human being to win the Olympic Marathon, New York City Marathon and Boston Marathon in her remarkable career.

On Sunday, November 20, 2022, the mother of one was the guest of honor at the Ethiopian Great Run.

Jepchirchir is the current Half Marathon world record holder (women’s only race).