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Boston Marathon 2016

Arts & Entertainment

Get Pumped for the Boston Marathon with This Trailer for a New Documentary

Need help getting pumped up for this year’s Boston Marathon? This trailer for a new movie about the iconic race should do the trick. Earlier […]

City Life

Bombing Survivor Donates Boston Marathon Bibs to Help Paris Victims

For Tony Wrubel, running in the 2014 Boston Marathon was a way reclaim a day that was taken from him. A year earlier, Wrubel suffered a […]

City Life

How to Have the Best One Boston Day Ever

Friday, Boston hosts the second annual One Boston Day, marking three years since the city rallied together in the face of unspeakable tragedy. Earlier this week, […]


Katrina Gerhard’s Marathon Journey Began When She Stopped Walking

Katrina Gerhard didn’t consider herself an athlete until she could no longer walk. In eighth grade, the Acton resident took up the family tradition of […]

Arts & Entertainment

Get Ready for the 2016 Midnight Marathon Bike Ride

On the eve of the Boston Marathon, while the rest of the city sleeps in preparation for race day, a projected group of more than 1,000 […]


Stefan Leroy Won’t Let a Disability Hold Him Back

Stefan Leroy, a veteran who lost both legs serving in Afghanistan, didn’t think he’d run the Boston Marathon this year. Then, halfway through January, he […]

Home & Property

Five Last-Minute Places to Stay During the Marathon

Note: Availability and rates are updated as of April 7, 2016. Check websites and call ahead for details about accommodations. If you’ve dropped the ball on […]

City Life

Security at the Boston Marathon to Remain Tight in 2016

The 2016 Boston Marathon security experience for spectators will be much the same as it has been in recent years: very noticeable. Law enforcement is […]


The Boston Marathon Is More Than a Race for Carol Chaoui

Carol Chaoui, a 52-year-old mother of four living in Wellesley, has been running since she was 13. She runs five days a week, organizes her […]

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Here’s the 2016 Boston Marathon Schedule of Events

Marathon Monday is just around the corner once again. But as devoted race fans know, the events of Patriots’ Day weekend go beyond that grueling […]

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For These Brothers, the Boston Marathon Is a Tribute

Deborah Bullerjahn ran 20 marathons before succumbing to appendiceal cancer in 2010. This year, her memory will inspire two more. Kyle and Lucas Bullerjahn, Deborah’s […]

City Life

Boston Police Commissioner Won’t Run in Marathon Following Brussels Terror Attacks

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans has announced he will not be running in this year’s Boston Marathon following the terror attacks in Brussels, Belgium. Evans, […]


Q&A: Boston Marathon History-Maker Bobbi Gibb

On Marathon Monday 1966, Roberta “Bobbi” Gibb crouched in the bushes in Hopkinton, her body concealed by Bermuda shorts and a hooded sweatshirt, ready to […]

Arts & Entertainment

Boston Medical Center Names Jake Gyllenhaal Co-Captain for Marathon Team

Boston Medical Center announced on Monday that actor Jake Gyllenhaal and Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman will serve as honorary co-captains for the hospital’s […]


Bobbi Gibb Is the 2016 Boston Marathon Grand Marshal

Fifty years ago, as a rogue, unregistered, runner, Roberta “Bobbi” Gibb became the first woman to finish the Boston Marathon. This year, she’ll be part […]