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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.

Boston Marathon: Race Within A Race

Each year, some pretty fast yanks compete for the coveted status as the first New England finisher (male and female) at the Boston Marathon. Written by: Mario Fraioli Running fans around the country will be keeping a close eye Monday on Olympians Ryan Hall and Meb Keflezighi, hoping that this might be the year an […]

RunCenter: Carlsbad 5000, Boston Preview

On this week’s edition of RunCenter we recap the 25th anniversary of the Carlsbad 5000. Matt Fitzgerald gives a look ahead at the upcoming 2010 Boston Marathon.

Ryan Hall Interview

Days before the Boston Marathon, Ryan Hall answers questions on a range of topics. Interview by: Duncan Larkin As soon as the starting gun went off in last year’s Boston Marathon, Ryan Hall bolted to the front. For the next 3 miles, battling a slight headwind, Hall dictated the pace with a blazing 14:35 opening […]

Ndereba Discusses Her Withdrawal From Boston

Kenyan is a four-time champion. Catherine Ndereba of Kenya, a four-time Boston Marathon champion, withdrew from the race on April 9th. Ndereba was forced to pull out of the 114th running of the Boston Marathon due to an injury to her piriformis muscle. A documentary on Ndereba is being made by Philadelphia filmmaker Stefani Weiss. […]

Ryan Hall Commits To Run Chicago Marathon

Hall hopes to set new American record. One of America’s top marathoners, Ryan Hall, will run the 2010 edition of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Hall announced this to the media just two weeks before he is to race the 2010 Boston Marathon. Hall said today that he not only hopes to win the […]

Elite Fields For B.A.A Mile Announced

Races to take place the day before the 114th Boston Marathon. Written by: Sean McKeon The fields for the second-annual B.A.A. Invitational Mile races, taking place on April 18th, have been announced. Leading the fields are Great Britain’s top miler Andrew Baddeley and American middle-distance star Erin Donahue. Joining Baddeley in the men’s race are […]

Former Champ Cheruiyot Drops Out Of Boston Marathon Field

Cheruiyot last won in Boston in 2008. John Hancock Financial today said that Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot has withdrawn from the114th running of the Boston Marathon on April 19. Cheruiyot, a four-time champion of the race, injured his right hip a few weeks ago and has been unable to conduct his usual training for the race. […]

Citing Injury, Keflezighi Withdraws From NYC Half Marathon

Keflezighi still plans to run Boston Marathon in April. Written By: David Monti (c) 2010 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (11-Mar) — Reigning ING New York City Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi has withdrawn from the NYC Half-Marathon on Sunday, March 21, the New York Road Runners announced yesterday. Keflezighi, who is also […]

Houston To Host 2012 Olympic Team Trials For Men’s And Women’s Marathon

Fast-rising Houston Marathon steals events away from New York and Boston The Houston Marathon is certainly an event on the rise. In recent years this event and its concurrent half marathon have attracted some of the biggest names in running and witnessed breakthrough performances, including Shalane Flanagan’s half marathon debut and Brett Gotcher’s breakthrough 2:10:35 […]

Defending Champions Will Return To Boston Marathon

2010 race marks 25 years of John Hancock Financial sponsorship. Written by: Sean McKeon The 2010 edition of the Boston Marathon will welcome back 2009 champions Deriba Merga of Ethiopia and Salina Kosgei of Kenya. Merga took over the race around the 20 mile mark and ran a dominating last 10K to capture his first […]