Boston Marathon 2018

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The 2018 Boston Marathon Raised $36.6 Million for Charity

There are only two ways to run the Boston Marathon: Run under a qualifying time for your age-group (a.k.a. nearly impossible for us mere mortals) or raise […]

Des Linden Day
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Councilor Matt O’Malley Proclaims June 20 as “Des Linden Day”

Des Linden was welcomed back to Boston today with open arms, as City Councilor Matt O’Malley proclaimed June 2 “Des Linden Day” at a City Hall […]

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Boston Marathon Agrees to Pay Prize Money to Sub-Elite Women Finishers

While some Boston Marathon runners were adversely affected by the frigid and chilly weather that graced the Hub on Marathon Monday, some thrived. Five non-elite women […]

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Spencer the Flag-Waving Marathon Dog Is a Good Boy, and a Star

Spencer’s annual cheering of the boston marathon #bostonmarathon #boston A post shared by Rich Powers (@thehenrystudio) on Apr 16, 2018 at 10:05am PDT There were […]

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Thousands of Athletes Received Medical Attention at the 2018 Boston Marathon

Updated at 12:05 p.m. A total of 2,785 runners received medical attention during the 122nd Boston Marathon, according to updated statistics released by the Boston Athletic Association. […]

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Boston Marathon 2018 Finish Line Photos

Chilly temperatures and a constant downpour did little to weaken morale at the marathon this year, with rain-soaked runners skipping, hopping, and jumping over the finish line. They did finish […]

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Tatyana McFadden Secures Her Fifth Boston Marathon Victory

Waiting at the start line of the 122nd Boston Marathon at 9 a.m. this morning, Tatyana McFadden was all smiles. She chatted with her surrounding […]

Six very cute pups
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The Best Dogs from the 2018 Boston Marathon

The dogs have been let out. Cute pups lined the race course from Hopkinton to Boston on Marathon Monday, sporting some very adorable rain gear while they […]

Yuki Kawauchi, of Japan, wins the 122nd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16, 2018, in Boston. He is the first Japanese man to win the race since 1987. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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Boston Marathon Winners 2018

Men’s Elite Yuki Kawauchi of Japan topped the elite men’s field at the 2018 Boston Marathon. He broke the tape with an unofficial time of […]

Boston Marathon 2018
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Boston Marathon 2018 Live Blog

With reporting by Lisa Weidenfeld, Spencer Buell, Hayley Glatter, Madeline Bilis, Tessa Yannone, Jacqueline Cain, Jessica Citronberg, Kalina Newman, and Antonia DeBianchi. 5:16 p.m. Shalane Flanagan, who […]

The Boston skyline on a foggy day
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Here’s the Weather Forecast for 2018 Boston Marathon

It’s going to rain on our parade. The forecast for Marathon Monday in Boston is a bleak one, with the National Weather Service predicting showers […]

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Photos: The 2018 Boston Marathon Bib Pick up and Fitness Expo

Marathon weekend is officially underway in Boston, as the John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo opened its doors at 11 a.m. today to professional and […]

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Your Guide to One Boston Day 2018

Three years ago, Mayor Marty Walsh declared April 15 One Boston Day, a day that commemorates the resiliency and strength demonstrated by Bostonians in the […]

Shalane Flanagan
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Elite Athletes to Watch in the 2018 Boston Marathon

Anything can happen on race day. This year will be no exception, as the 41 athletes invited to be on the 2018 John Hancock Elite […]

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Catching up with Kathrine Switzer before the 2018 Boston Marathon

Katherine Switzer has been to every Boston Marathon since her historic run in 1967 except for two. For 49 years she says she’s been making […]