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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.

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 […]

Defending Champions Will Return To Boston Marathon In 2009

Four-time champion Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot of Kenya and women’s winner Dire Tune of Ethiopia will both return for the 113th running of the race on April 20. “Boston is one of my favorite races, and I am training as hard as I can to try to win for the fifth time if possible and run […]