Boston Marathon

Marathon running race held in Boston, Untied States

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The Boston Marathon is an annual marathon race hosted by several cities in greater Boston in eastern Massachusetts, United States. It is always held on Patriots' Day, the third Monday of April. Begun in 1897, the event was inspired by the success of the first marathon competition in the 1896 Summer Olympics. The Boston Marathon is the world's oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world's best-known road racing events. It is one of six World Marathon Majors. Its course runs from Hopkinton in southern Middlesex County to Copley Square in Boston.

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The Boston Marathon is a 26.2-mile race. But for a Marine, the last 100 yards were the toughest. Don Dahler explains why he refused to give up.
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Micah Herndon's legs gave way around 22 miles into the race. But that didn't stop him from finishing.
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To get himself through the race, Micah Herndon repeated the names of his fallen friends to himself
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For Markelle Taylor, competing in the mecca of all marathons meant more than just a lifetime goal. It represented a second chance. And freedom.
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A hundred yards from the finish line of the Boston Marathon, his legs completely gave out. So he crawled the rest of the way.
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Micah Herndon, a Marine who was running to pay tribute to three Marines who he served alongside, had a Boston Marathon finish that won't be forgotten.
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The results from the 123rd Boston Marathon are in and there were some surprise winners this year. Despite high winds and rain, this year's marathon featured a..
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Hereโ€™s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Here are the top stories for Monday, April 15th: Fire engulfs Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris; Severe weather follows deadly storms in the South; Redacted Mueller..
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Runners can spot Spencer between mile 2.5 and mile 4, wearing a bright yellow raincoat and holding two "Boston Strong" flags
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These are the results of the 2019 Boston Marathon
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Ethiopia's Worknesh Degefa ran a blistering early pace and then held off a chasing Ednaย Kiplagat of Kenya to win the women's race.
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Boston Marathon bombing six years ago was "tipping point" for doctors who embraced the Stop the Bleed program
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The best photos from the 2019 Boston Marathon -- the 123rd running of the race that winds its way from the town of Hopkinton to downtown Boston.
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The Boston Marathon bombing six years ago today inspired a government-sponsored program that turns bystanders into first responders. It's now being taught at..
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From Tax Day extensions to Bernie Sanders' tax returns, here's what you need to know Monday
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The 123rd running of the Boston Marathon takes place Monday with Desi Linden and Yuki Kawauchi the defending women's and men's champions.
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Sara Hall is making her Boston Marathon debut, backed by her 2-time Olympian husband. They are living in Flagstaff and raising four adopted sisters.
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Jimmie Johnson will drive in the NASCAR Cup race at Richmond on Saturday before heading north for Monday's Boston Marathon.
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Boston Marathon director Dave McGillivray had open-heart triple bypass surgery just six months ago, but that's not stopping him from running his 47th consecutive..
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