Runners approach the finish line of the 118th Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Boston Marathon 2015 Charities List

Thousands of runners in the Boston Marathon are racing for a cause Monday.


David Wade on a training run in early March. (Image: WBZ-TV)

David Wade’s Marathon Training Blog: The Worst Week Yet

The taper sounds awesome. It’s the toy you get if you are good and do all your running like a good little boy or girl. Well, well, well. Let me tell you. The taper stinks. It’s the worst toy ever.


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Racing The Rain On Marathon Monday

Find Eric Fisher on Twitter and Facebook The snow is gone, the birds are singing, the sun is shining, and the Red Sox are (mostly) winning. Yes, life is good here in New England lately. […]


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Road Closures & MBTA Changes For 2015 Boston Marathon

Streets all along the Boston Marathon route will be closed to traffic on Monday, April 20th. Here’s what you can expect.


Scott Middlemiss is running the Boston Marathon for his son Jack and also his late son, Joe. (WBZ-TV)

Dracut Father Inspired By Sons To Make First Boston Marathon ‘Best Day Ever’

The Boston Marathon is not just a showcase of some of the world’s best runners, but also about our family, friends and neighbors. And most importantly, the very personal reasons they run.


Four Boston Marathon runners wearing same bib number.

Boston Marathon Runners Warned Not To Post Bib Numbers Online

In 2014, a handful of runners who did not qualify used photos found on social media to duplicate bibs and join the race.


Curt and Shonda Schilling. (WBZ-TV)

Shonda Schilling Running Boston Marathon To Thank Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Shonda and Curt Schilling are both cancer survivors, and this year, Shonda is running the Boston Marathon to say thank you to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute for helping her husband battle throat cancer last year.


Public safety officials at a MEMA briefing on the Boston Marathon. (Photo credit Paul Burton/WBZ)

Officials Call 2015 Boston Marathon Route A ‘No Drone Zone’

This year’s Marathon Day rules sound much the same as last year: no backpacks, no bulky items, no drones near the 26-mile route, officials said Monday.


Will McNamara and his Newfoundland Riva visit with patients at Mass Eye & Ear. (WBZ-TV)

Blind Marathon Runner Shares Joy, Benefits Of Pet Therapy At Mass Eye & Ear

Somerville’s Will McNamara overcame the odds after a bicycle accident and is sharing his story with others.


Dick and Rick Hoyt. (WBZ-TV)

Dick Hoyt Will Serve As Grand Marshal Of 2015 Boston Marathon

Dick Hoyt may not be running in the 2015 Boston Marathon, but he is still going to play a major part of the race.


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Sights From The 119th Boston Marathon

Rain didn’t slow participants or supporters from flocking to the 2015 Boston Marathon.

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