Boston Marathon 2014

News

‘Comfort Dogs’ Are Coming Back for This Year’s Marathon

With the Boston Marathon just a week away, residents in the city may be having a tough time coping with what happened last year, the […]

News

Breaking Down the Boston Marathon By the Numbers

At this year’s Boston Marathon, there will be more charitable donations, more local spending, an increase in participants, and a flood of spectators cheering runners […]

Arts & Entertainment

MFA, ICA, More Offer Free Admission, Special Events for Boston Marathon One-Year Anniversary

To commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, many cultural institutions around Boston will open their doors to the public for free and […]

News

Marathon Survivor Walks off the Set of Meet the Press

Adrianne Haslet-Davis has been through a lot in the last year. In 12 months, the professional dancer learned how to walk using a prosthetic leg, […]

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Bandits Are Running the Boston Marathon This Weekend

“For us, it’s about finishing what you started,” says Sean Schofield, volunteer coordinator at Boston College’s Campus School. For many involved in last year’s Boston […]

Arts & Entertainment

‘America 4 Boston Prayer Canvas’ to Be Unveiled After Traveling the Country for 11 Months

For the last year, giant canvasses have been passed around the country, collecting messages of well wishes from people as far away as California and […]

News

What It Takes to Preserve the Boston Marathon Memorial

Since January, Nancy Marche has been sorting and sifting through the memorials that were carefully laid down at Copley Square last year for the victims […]

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Boston Marathon Victim Benefits, Events, and Fundraisers [Updated]

FUNDRAISING The One Fund Formed by Governor Deval Patrick and former Mayor Menino on April 16, 2013, The One Fund continues to be the centralized charity that […]

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Congressional Committee Looks Back at Police Response to Boston Marathon Bombings

Just one week before the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, officials that headed the investigation and subsequent capture of the alleged suspects responsible for […]

Wellness

The City of Boston Is Offering Free Counseling Resources

The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) has organized a set of free, confidential “emotional wellness” resources for the public due to the upcoming anniversary of the […]

Arts & Entertainment

Photos of ‘Dear Boston: Messages from the Marathon Memorial’ at the BPL

  The mood in the BPL’s McKim Exhibition Hall was especially somber today after the opening of its latest exhibit. That’s because “Dear Boston: Messages […]

News

Marathon Officials Relying on Runners to Stop Black Market Bib Sales

It’s an issue that comes up nearly every year: as the demand to take part in the Boston Marathon increases, people are willing to shell […]

Wellness

Live Chat with the Boston Marathon Race Director

Whether you’re running the marathon this year or lacing up for your first 5K, there’s probably a ton of questions going through your head. What […]

News

Don’t Leave Your Bike Locked Up Along the Marathon Route in Brookline

If you lock your bike up along the Boston Marathon race route from April 17-21, only to find that it’s no longer where you left […]

Wellness

Hospital Offering Free Post-Marathon Clinic For Runners

Newton-Wellesley Hospital (NWH), which is located at the Boston Marathon’s 17 mile mark, is offering two free post-marathon clinics to runners who participate in the race. […]