Boston Marathon: Page 5

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

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 […]

Jordan Hasay Drops Out of Boston Hours Before Big Race

Only hours before the Boston Marathon, Nike Oregon Project runner Jordan Hasay tweeted that she would no longer be participating in the race. “It is with deep regret that I have to withdraw from tomorrow’s Boston Marathon. Despite my team working around the clock to give me every chance to make the starting line, on […]

9 Questions With Two-Time Olympian Desiree Linden

With two more days to go, Marathon Monday is coming up pretty quick. As more and more people began to filter into Beantown on Friday, the city seems to have doubled overnight. The air is thick with excitement for the marathon next week and everyone is talking about the American team and their chances of […]

Our 9 Favorite Finds at the Boston Marathon Expo

The Boston Marathon expo is one of the running industry’s premier exhibitions for new and exciting products and services. This year features 200 exhibitors showcasing their latest and greatest in endurance sports. Among some of the bigger brands in attendance are Asics, John Hancock, Brooks Sport, Gatorade, lululemon athletica, New Balance, Skechers Performance and the […]

Elite Athletes Ready for Boston Marathon

At this morning’s Elite Athletes press conference for the Boston Marathon, some of America’s fiercest competitors shared their pre-race training routines, how they felt going into Marathon Monday and what their goals were for this race. “I’m ready as I can be,” stated Hansons-Brooks runner Shadrack Biwott when asked if he felt prepared for Monday’s […]

Jonathan Beverly Reveals the Secrets to Becoming a Lifetime Runner

When Jonathan Beverly was 16, he threw on his sneakers, stepped out onto the street and ran 16 miles at a seven-minute-per-mile pace. He did this without ever having run that long before and with surprising ease. This run, along with the prodding of a fellow runner, convinced him to do his very first marathon […]

Nike’s New Zoom Fly SP to Drop on Marathon Monday

In case you weren’t already excited about Marathon Monday, Nike is giving runners another reason to celebrate Patriot’s day with the release of their latest Zoom Fly SP sneaker now in “Volt” neon-yellow. Built for speed, the shoe was designed to help marathoners beat the two-hour barrier. The lightweight sneaker comes after Nike’s “University Red” iteration […]

Pro Dathan Ritzenhein No Longer Competing at Boston

This morning, at 7:32 a.m. PST, Dathan Ritzenhein tweeted that he’d no longer be competing in the Boston Marathon due to an injury. “I am truly gutted by this now. Best of luck to all my fellow runners who have earned their spot and are racing this Monday,” said Ritzenhein. The Hansons-Brooks Original Distance Project (ODP) […]

Boston Preview: A Quick Look at the Hansons-Brooks Team

We’re a little under a week away from the Boston Marathon and our eyes are on Team USA as they gear up to finish on top this Patriot’s Day. Before we get fully underway, here’s a quick look at the Hansons-Brooks team eying the podium this year: Taking on the iconic 26.2-mile route will be […]