Boston Marathon 2016


You Can Still Run the 2016 Boston Marathon

If you experienced the heartbreak of qualifying for the Boston Marathon, but missing the -2:28 cutoff imposed by the Boston Athletic Association (BAA), all hope […]

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Marathon Survivor Adrianne Haslet-Davis Is Running This Year

Adrianne Haslet-Davis is not giving up. After losing much of her left leg in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, the professional dancer vowed to eventually […]


The 2016 Boston Marathon Elite Field Has Been Announced

In just longer than three months, the Boston Marathon will be upon us again. And this morning, John Hancock Financial announced the elite field for […]

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Boston Marathon Registration Will Open on Sept. 14

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced that registration for the 2016 Boston Marathon, which will be held on April 18 of next year, will […]

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Boston Marathon Google Map

Click to view in Google Maps. Note: A list version of these Boston Marathon route sights appeared in the April 2014 issue of Boston magazine, in […]

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Your Guide to the Best Marathon Ever

For the uninitiated and the seasoned spectators alike, we present our unofficial, irreverent, and completely idiosyncratic guide to Boston’s biggest day.

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Boston Marathon Mile Guide

MILE 0 In the Beginning All is still on Marathon Monday morning. Once runners get off the bus in Hopkinton, there’s only way back: on […]

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Pro Tips for Boston Marathon Spectators

Beat the Bonk We, as spectators, have a very important job to do: get runners to the finish line. But what to do when they […]

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Are You Faster Than a (Minor) Celebrity?

  See more from our guide to the Boston Marathon.