116th Boston Marathon

Some top runners from Kenya got the rock-star treatment at Elmwood Elementary School on Thursday.

Kenyan Runners Get Rock Star Treatment At Hopkinton School

Hundreds of Elmwood Elementary School students packed the gym Thursday giving rock star treatment to Kenyan runners.


Runners in the 2011 Boston Marathon (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Blind Man Coaching Runners To Run BAA 5K With Blindfolds

Twenty-five sighted runners will be blindfolded when they run the BAA 5K along with 6,000 other runners on Sunday.


Honorable Consul General of Greece, Mr. Ilias Fotopoulos presents the olive wreaths from Greece to the President of the Boston Athletic Association, Mrs. Joann E. Flaminio.

Greek Consulate Presents Marathon Wreaths To BAA

Over 100 people attended a ceremony Tuesday night at the Greek Consulate on Beacon Hill, where the Honorable Consul General of Greece, Ilias Fotopoulos, presented four olive branch wreaths to the Boston Athletic Association.


Meb Keflezighi of the United States crosses the finish line of the 110th Boston Marathon. (Photo courtesy: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Boston Marathon: Samuelson Running, Keflezighi Will Grand Marshal

Several former champions of the Boston Marathon are returning to Boston to participate in the events surrounding the 116th running on April 16, and a few of them are even running.


Brian Boyle died eight times during his recovery from a horrific car accident.

Man Who Died 8 Times Will Run In His 1st Boston Marathon

Brian Boyle had it all. He was a young, handsome athlete about to start college in 2004. But in a split second, on July 6, 2004, his life was turned upside down.


Angela Gentile is running the Boston Marathon to raise funds for her school.

Latin Academy Teacher Running Marathon To Raise Funds For School

Angela Gentile wanted to improve team building and community spirit, and thought running the Boston Marathon would be a great way to do it. The response has overwhelmed her.


Boston Marathon dads Greg Kelly (left) and Glen Jusczyk (right).

Local Dads Running Boston Marathon For Daughters

One man runs with his daughter, while the other runs for the daughter who is no longer with him.


Four-time Boston Marathon champion Bill Rodgers unveils the 2012 Boston Marathon Banners at Copley Square in Boston.

Rodgers, Hoyts Help Unveil 116th Boston Marathon Banners

The Boston Marathon is a little more than a month away, but preparations for the race are well underway around the city.


Shalane Flanagan, who finished with a time of 2:25:38, holds an American flag after completing the U.S. Marathon Olympic Trials January 14, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Marblehead’s Shalane Flanagan Wins Women’s Olympic Marathon Trials

Shalane Flanagan won the women’s competition in an event-record time of 2:25.38 at the U.S. Olympic marathon trials in Houston.


2011 Boston Marathon winners Geoffrey Mutai and Caroline Kilel of Kenya. (Photos by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Boston Marathon Champs Mutai, Kilel To Defend Crown In 2012

2011 Boston Marathon champions Geoffrey Mutai and Caroline Kilel of Kenya will be defending their titles in 2012.