Boston Marathon: Page 3

Boston Marathon coverage for the entire week of racing and running with results, race analysis, interviews with participants, officials and professional runners.

The Race on the Road to Boston

Elite marathoners discuss why they plan to run the NYC Half Marathon as they prepare for Boston and how they approach tune-up races.

Op-Ed: No, I Don’t Think The B.A.A Is Sexist

In case you haven’t been reading the latest running news following this year’s Boston Marathon, Desi Linden won, the weather was horrific and a handful of non-elite women ran top-15 net finish times. The weather created a very crazy and wild race day for everyone, producing some of the slowest finish times in Patriots’ Day […]

Behind-the-Scenes at the Boston Marathon

They say you’ll never forget your first marathon. And after Marathon Monday this past April 16, I can tell you that they—the proverbial, all-knowing truth tellers in the sky—were correct. I won’t. But to be clear, I’ve never actually logged more than 13.1 miles in a race or in life. And even now, my longest […]

Reebok’s New Racer Carries Elites Into Boston’s Top 10

In 2014, American runner Tyler Pennel debuted at the Twin Cities Marathon and made his mark in the running world by winning in 2:13:23. Two years later, the athlete placed 5th in the Olympic Marathon Trials (the USA Marathon Championships) in Los Angeles and planned to compete in the trials for the 2016 Olympics but […]

Amby Burfoot On Running Boston 50 Years After Win

In 1965, Amby Burfoot entered the Boston Marathon for the first time and finished in 25th place. Back then, to get a bib, runners only had to enter the race and pay the fee, there was no need to qualify beforehand. It was only a year later, that the runner met a young woman named Bobbi Gibb who would go on to become the […]

A Mile-by-Mile Look at the Boston Marathon Course

[brightcove id=”5770972589001″] Video originally appeared on Women’s Running and was produced by Greg Liszt, music by Jenna Moynihan and text by Rebecca Warren. The Boston Marathon is one of the most prestigious races in the world. But if you’re a first-time runner in the event, the course can seem daunting if you’ve never experienced it. Watch […]