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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.

2010 Boston Marathon Sells Out Over Two Months Before 2009 Edition

Runners still waiting to qualify will have to wait until 2011. According to the Boston Athletic Association, which operates the Boston Marathon, the 2010 Boston Marathon officially sold out on November 13th. The 2009 edition sold out much later, on January 26, 2009. Many considered the sell-out of the 2009 race prior to February to […]

Major Competition

How does the New York City Marathon measure up against the other World Marathon Majors? Written by: Matt Fitzgerald There are five so-called World Marathon Majors: the Boston Marathon, held in mid-April; the Flora London Marathon, held in late April; the Real Berlin Marathon, held in September; the Chicago Marathon, held in October; and the […]

Returning to Run Chicago

Pat Rizzo looks to improve on his top-3 American finish in Boston. Written By: Nicole Adamson Patrick Rizzo is freaking out about a bee sting. It’s early August and the 26-year-old runner has just gotten a steroid shot for an allergic reaction that caused his entire arm to balloon up. He’s not concerned about the […]

Catherine The Great

No other female runner in history comes close to matching Catherine Ndereba’s record of success at the marathon distance. Catherine Ndereba is one of the most accomplished female distance runners in history. Her nickname of “Catherine the Great” is well earned. The 37-year-old Kenyan has amassed an impressive five Olympic and world championships medals at […]

2010 Boston Marathon Registration Open

The Boston Marathon is opening up their registration today for the 2010 edition of the famous race from Hopkinton to Boston. The 114th running will take place on April 19, 2010. BOSTON – Online entry for the 114th Boston Marathon® on Monday, April 19, 2010 (Patriots’ Day in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts) begins at 9:00 […]

PBS Marathon Challenge

PBS followed 13 ordinary people as they trained for the Boston Marathon. Interesting, although at times long, documentary following a group of people who go from virtually no exercise to attempting to run the Boston Marathon.  The group is coached outside of Boston by professors and coaches from Tufts University, as well as 3 time […]

Team Hoyt Presented With A Boston Marathon Street Banner In Their Likeness

On March 18, Bill Rodgers, a past winner of both the Boston and New York City Marathons, climbed aboard a cherry picker near the Boston Marathon finish line to position the first of hundreds of marathon street banners. At the ceremony, Rodgers joined John Hancock Insurance Group President Jim Boyle in presenting one of the […]

For First Time In Boston, Elites Will Have Names On Bibs

While continuing to honor the title of being the world’s oldest annual marathon, the Boston Marathon is introducing several innovations this year to provide spectators and athletes with more excitement while introducing new traditions to race weekend. For spectators, one key difference in this year’s marathon will be names on the front bibs of the […]