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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.

Run Talk: Why I ❤️ The Boston Marathon

For most Americans, the third Monday in April is just another day. But for runners, it might well be a holiday. The Boston Marathon is the closest thing running has to a Super Bowl, and for good reason: to get there, you have to be good – really good – running a qualifying time at […]

Running the Boston Marathon Backwards

On Patriot’s Day in April, Loren Zitomersky will line up near the starting line of the Boston Marathon, shaking out the nerves and bouncing in his Saucony Rides. His corral will move forward and Zitomersky will take off—backwards. Zitomersky, who lives in Los Angeles, will be trying to break the world record for fastest marathon […]

Could American Men & Women Win Boston This Year?

Could we see Americans top the men’s and women’s podiums at the Boston Marathon this year? The odds are definitely stacked in favor of Team USA. “In the Boston Marathon’s 122-year history, one will be hard pressed to find a more accomplished American field than the one John Hancock has established for 2018,” said Tom Grilk, CEO of the […]

Adidas’ Limited-Edition Boston Trainers Are Here

This morning, Adidas unveiled its newly-redesigned adizero Boston 7 as part of its 2018 Boston Marathon® LTD edition footwear collection. The neutral trainer comes in the Boston Athletic Association’s blue and yellow iconic colorways and was crafted to offer lightweight support, comfort and cushioning for training runs. On its heel are Boston Marathon unicorns and the official B.A.A. logo […]