The running of the 2013 Boston Marathon was an exciting one. Ethopian Lelisa Desisa raced to the finish for the win with a time of 2:10:22, just five seconds ahead of second place finisher Micah Kogo of Kenya, and six seconds ahead of third place finisher Gebregziabher Gebremariam also of Kenya. The Women’s race wasn’t […]
More than 700 people gathered at South Station Sunday night to ride the train to Southborough. But these weren’t your average commuters. They came from all over Boston with their bicycles to ride in the 5th annual Midnight Marathon.
City Hall was transformed into a sea of blue and yellow Sunday evening as thousands of runners donning their official race jackets poured into the sunlit plaza for the annual pre-marathon carbo-loading dinner.
Five years of running the Boston Marathon and raising more than $60,000 for cancer patients has not worn Ashley Zolenski out. Her sixth marathon may be the most important as she is running in honor of her friend, Jamie Riehle, who died from cancer last fall.
After a marathon last year that forced runners into medical tents and out of the race due to high heat, this year’s runners and medical staff are looking forward to a more routine event.
The Boston Marathon, now in its 117th year, is an annual celebration that draws thousands of spectators, world-class runners and lots of garbage to clean up after they have crossed the finish line.
This time last April, Erica Robertson wasn’t a runner. Now hopes drives her every step.
Thousands of runners and their supporters are arriving in the city from near and far for the 117th Boston Marathon. They’ve booked flights, made hotel reservations and registered for the race. Clearly an event this big has a large impact on the city. Just how large is the impact?
Arnie James, a 69-year-old Boston native and self-proclaimed “dude,” plans to cross the 2013 Boston Marathon finish line with 3,772.8 racing miles under his belt, totaling 144 marathons he’s run in cities around the globe.