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

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 […]

Video: Des Linden Talks About Training for Boston

Video courtesy of Visit Mammoth Boston Marathon winner Desiree Linden shares how training in Mammoth helps her prepare for her running goals and what challenges she’s considering tackling in the future.  RELATED: Boston 2018 Coldest on Record Desiree Linden Wins Boston Marathon All About Boston’s Newest Champ Yuki Kawauchi

Boston 2018 Coldest on Record

Mother Nature unleashed her wrath on the Boston Marathon to create 30-degree temperatures, freezing rain, and headwinds of more than 25 miles per hour.

Sarah Sellers, Who?

If you’re like most people, as the announcer for the 2018 Boston Marathon read aloud Sarah Sellers’ name as the second place finisher, you probably thought, “who?” As the nation quickly began Googling away, the virtually-unknown 26-year-old solidified her name in history by placing in one of the most prestigious racing events in the world. A former Weber State University long-distance runner Sarah Callister Sellers […]

Des & Shalane’s Friendship Embodies #TogetherForward

Des Linden’s win at the Boston Marathon may have come as a surprise to some, but there’s one person who isn’t shocked: her friend and fellow Olympian Shalane Flanagan. Shortly after Flanagan’s win at the New York City Marathon, where she became the first American woman in 40 years to break the tape, Linden tweeted her […]

Yuki Kawauchi Dominates Men’s Race in Boston

If you didn’t know the name Yuki Kawauchi before, you probably do now. The Japanese marathoner bested a stacked men’s field and wet conditions to take the win at the 122nd Boston Marathon. Kawauchi, who has long been respected in marathon racing for his ability to not only race fast, but often, has largely flown […]

American Desiree Linden & Japanese Yuki Kawauchi Win Boston

American and Hansons-Brooks runner Desiree Linden has won the Boston Marathon! The six-time Boston runner broke the tape at 2:39:54 to be named the 2018 champion. Close behind her was Yuki Kawauchi from Japan with a 2:15:58 time to secure his top spot. At the beginning of the women’s elite race, Ethiopian Mamitu Daska made […]