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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.

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 […]

Hall, Keflezighi Confirmed For Boston In 2010

Will we finally see the first American winner in 26 years? The Boston Athletic Association has announced that Ryan Hall and Meb Keflezighi will run in the 2010 Boston Marathon. Hall placed third at the race last year and followed that up with a top-5 finish at the New York City Marathon. Keflezighi came back […]

Exclusive Kara Goucher Interview

The American running superstar talks with Matt Fitzgerald about running by feel. Kara Goucher is one of the most exciting personalities in American running today. The 31-year-old member of the Portland, Oregon-based Nike Oregon project has run the fastest half marathon in American history (1:06:57), won a World Championships bronze medal at 10,000 meters, and […]

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 […]