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Uphill climb for foreign runners in U.S.

Updated: April 16, 2012, 3:39 PM ET

In Monday's Boston Marathon, Geoffrey Mutai will be running for more than a chance to defend the title he won last year with a course-record-shattering time of 2 hours, 3 minutes, 2 seconds. The 29-year-old Kenyan, who would have set the world record if the International Association of Athletics Federations recognized Boston as a course, is vying to become part of the deepest Olympic marathon team in history. The Kenyans dominate the sport like no other, with the top 5 marathoners in the ...

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