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  • Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden wins third straight women's wheelchair Boston Marathon

    Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden wins third straight women's wheelchair Boston Marathon
    Again honoring those who were killed or injured just hours after she won her first Boston Marathon in 2013, Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden wore a shirt honoring 8-year-old Richard MartinĀ en route to her third straight women’s wheelchair victory at...
  • Evanston Running Club keeps the pace for more than 40 years

     Evanston Running Club keeps the pace for more than 40 years
    In 1982, Nancy Rollins joined the Evanston Running Club, and met her future husband on a Boston Marathon bus. Today, they have two grown sons, and Nancy, who is now a coach for the club, has been running for 38 years. In that time, she has logged in...
  • Early notes from the Orioles' 11:05 a.m. game in Boston on Patriots' Day

    Early notes from the Orioles' 11:05 a.m. game in Boston on Patriots' Day
    Despite a gloomy forecast that calls for rain throughout the day today, it looks like the Orioles and Red Sox will start their 11:05 a.m. Patriots' Day game on time. The 11:05 start time on Patriots’ Day is a tradition here in Boston. It’s a...
  • Things to look for in Monday's Boston Marathon

    The Boston Marathon will never be just another race again. The twin bombs at the finish line of the 2013 race made sure of that. But when the field of 30,000 leaves Hopkinton on Monday morning, the world's oldest annual marathon will take the initial,...
  • Boston Marathon today: 2 years after bombs, race looks forward, not back

     
    It's been decades since you could run in the Boston Marathon without qualifying, before limits on the field size made entering — almost as much as finishing — something to aspire to....
  • More marathon survivors ask that bomber not face execution

    A married couple who lost limbs in the 2013 Boston Marathon attack has joined the family of an 8-year-old victim in opposing the death penalty for bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv). Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes ask the federal...
  • Amby Burfoot Recalls A Much Different Boston Marathon

    Amby Burfoot Recalls A Much Different Boston Marathon
    Fifty years ago on a Monday in mid-April, Wesleyan freshman Amby Burfoot decided to leave school for a day and skip track practice without telling his coach or anybody where he was going. It was April 19, 1965. The Beatles had released "Ticket to Ride"...
  • Stay away from race, judge warns Boston Marathon bombing jurors

    Stay away from race, judge warns Boston Marathon bombing jurors
    BOSTON (AP) — Jurors in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev must stay away from this year's marathon and any events related to the anniversary of the 2013 attack, a judge warned Tuesday. Judge George O'Toole...
  • For defending Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi, a year of thanks

    For defending Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi, a year of thanks
    Ever since Meb Keflezighi won last year's Boston Marathon, the first race after the finish-line bombings and the first win for an American man in more than 30 years, fans have been gravitating to him wherever he goes. It hasn't been the usual victory...
  • On The Fly: Chilly, Rainy Marathon Day Expected

    On The Fly: Chilly, Rainy Marathon Day Expected
    It is Boston Marathon Day, the 119th rendition of the nation's foremost road race. We don't have to say much about what this all means now. So if you are among the nearly 500 state residents running, prepare for a slightly chilly day with a chance for...
  • 30K runners, 28,200 bananas: Boston Marathon by the numbers

    The Boston Marathon includes 26.2 miles, 34 elite athletes, 30,000 runners, 87 countries, 1 million spectators and $830,500 in prize money. Oh, and 150 pounds of petroleum jelly, 992 portable toilets, 108,000 safety pins, 28,200 bananas, 33,984 fruit...