Boston Marathon Guide

Restaurants

The Boston Guide to a Marathon Day of Dining and Drinking

With the world’s oldest, consecutively run marathon, and the coinciding tradition of an early day game at Major League Baseball’s oldest ballpark, Patriots’ Day is […]

Boston Marathon Mile Guide

Boston Marathon Mile Guide Runners and spectators, follow these game plans to have the best Boston Marathon experience ever. Boston Magazine | Marathon Guide MILE 0 […]

Pro Tips for Boston Marathon Spectators

Pro Tips for Boston Marathon Spectators How to cheer, how to hand off water, what to stock in your Solo cup, and more. Boston Magazine […]

Where to Eat Before the Boston Marathon

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Running shoes

Boston Marathon-Themed Running Shoes

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Boston Marathon Google Map

Boston Marathon Google Map Browse our course map of the Boston Marathon, with dozens of notable sights along the race route from Hopkinton to Boylston […]

Celebrities Who Ran the Boston Marathon

Celebrities Who Ran the Boston Marathon Are you faster than a (minor) celebrity? Boston’s biggest race may not attract the same star power as its […]

Meb Keflezighi
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Q&A: Meb Keflezighi

On April 21, 2014, an Eritrean-born American named Meb Keflezighi charged down Boylston and became the 118th men’s winner of the Boston Marathon. It was […]

A marathon medal.
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A Medal from the First Boston Marathon Race in 1897

Check out a medal from the inaugural race.

Wellness

How to Recover from a Marathon

In the months and weeks before a marathon, many runners create a training regimen and follow it with absolute accuracy. But what happens post-race, after the training plan […]

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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 […]

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Kathrine Switzer, Marathon Woman

In 1967, she became the first woman to run the race as a numbered entry.