116th Boston Marathon
Hundreds of Elmwood Elementary School students packed the gym Thursday giving rock star treatment to Kenyan runners.
Twenty-five sighted runners will be blindfolded when they run the BAA 5K along with 6,000 other runners on Sunday.
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.
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 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 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.
One man runs with his daughter, while the other runs for the daughter who is no longer with him.
The Boston Marathon is a little more than a month away, but preparations for the race are well underway around the city.
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 champions Geoffrey Mutai and Caroline Kilel of Kenya will be defending their titles in 2012.