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Boston Marathon 2017


Think You Could Never Run a Marathon? This Double Amputee Disagrees

Despite what you may think—that you’re too out of shape, for example, or that you lack the time or experience to commit to training—Scott Rigsby […]


Marathon Monday at Eastern Standard, By the Numbers

It’s been a full decade of Marathon Mondays for longtime Eastern Standard Kitchen & Drinks general manager, Andrew Holden—and this year was the busiest ever. […]

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Adidas Apologizes After Congratulating Marathon Runners for “Surviving” the Race

Adidas is apologizing today after the brand sent out a severely ill-advised marketing email to marathoners, congratulating them for “surviving” the race. The unfortunate phrasing of […]

Kathrine Switzer

Boston Athletic Association Retires Kathrine Switzer’s Bib Number

The Boston Athletic Association (BAA) on Tuesday officially retired bib number 261, which Kathrine Switzer wore during her historic Boston Marathon in 1967. The story […]

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Ten Very Good Dogs Spotted at the 2017 Boston Marathon

There’s plenty to love about the Boston Marathon, from the inspirational stories and unforgettable moments, to the punny signs dotting the route. But above all, […]

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Here Are the Best Moments from the 2017 Boston Marathon

It doesn’t get much better than this. Runners and spectators were greeted with beautiful weather, the signs were on point, a Boston Maratyon legend made her […]

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Here’s Who Got Engaged at the 2017 Boston Marathon

Emotions tend to run high on Marathon Monday. There’s all that civic pride, the glory of athletic achievement, and the sense that, even though it […]


Where to Recover from the Boston Marathon

If you ran on Monday, your body is probably feeling it today. But here’s some motivation to drag your aching muscles and blistered feet off […]

Adrianne Haslet-Davis
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A Marathon Bombing Survivor Is Angry about Placement of a Memorial Wreath

Adrianne Haslet-Davis, a survivor of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, shared her anger and frustration this weekend after she found a temporary memorial for victims […]

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The 12 Best Signs from the 2017 Boston Marathon

The Boston Marathon brings all sorts of people from around the world to the Hub—not least of which, some elite signmakers. As it turns out, a […]


Here’s How Notable Runners Did at the 2017 Boston Marathon

From your boss to your boyfriend, chances are you knew somebody braving Heartbreak Hill yesterday. But did you spot any of these notables making their […]

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Boston Marathon 2017 Finish Line Photos

Mother Nature smiled kindly upon Boston Marathon runners on Monday, granting them partly sunny skies, 70-degree weather, and low humidity. Runners showed their gratitude by shattering […]

Chelsie Kane

See Boston Marathon Runners Before and After the Race

The heart of the Boston Marathon lies with the 30,000 intrepid souls who decide to run the grueling race each year. We talked to 12 […]

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What It’s Like to Do the Midnight Marathon Bike Ride

It’s 10:30 p.m., the night before the Boston Marathon, and there’s something different about South Station. Instead of the usual quiet of a late Sunday […]

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Boston Marathon Winners 2017

Men’s Elite Geoffrey Kirui, of Kenya, won the men’s division with an unofficial time of 02:09:37. He pulled away from American Galen Rupp in the final stretch […]