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10 Elite Runners to Watch at The 2016 Boston Marathon

Both fields are loaded, but these athletes are worth keeping a close eye on.

The 2016 Boston Marathon once again boasts strong international fields, led by defending champions Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia and Caroline Rotich of Kenya. They’ll be joined by a number of world, Olympic and Major Marathon champions, including six men with personal bests under 2:05 and four women who have broken 2:22. Here’s a look at 10 elite runners to keep an eye on this Monday: