117th Boston Marathon

Elite Boston Marathon runner Serena Burla

Elite Runner Beats Life-Threatening Tumor, Will Take On Boston Marathon

Running the Boston Marathon is a milestone in most runners’ lives. While it’s a milestone for most, it’s nothing short of a miracle for Serena Burla.


Bruno Miquel of Newton is running the 117th Boston Marathon for Mass. Eye and Ear to help save his son's vision.

Newton Father Running Boston Marathon To Save Son’s Vision

Thousands of runners take part in the Boston Marathon year for all kinds of reasons. One father from Newton is running to help save his young son’s vision.


Blind runner Josh Crary will run the 117th Boston Marathon in April.

Blind Runner Josh Crary Ready To Tackle 2nd Boston Marathon For Dana Farber

New Hampshire’s Josh Crary, who went blind by the age of 19, is running his second Boston Marathon.


Deriba Merga of Ethiopia celebrates after winning the men's division of the 113th running of the Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts on April 20, 2008 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Deriba Merga Late Addition To 117th Boston Marathon Field

Another former Boston Marathon champion will be back for the 117th running of the famous race in April.


Joan Benoit Samuelson, 53, finished the Boston Marathon in under three hours.

Samuelson To Run 117th Boston Marathon, Other Former Champs To Be Honored

The field for the 117th Boston Marathon will include several former champions, including two-time women’s champ Joan Samuelson.


"The K-Girls," Kris and Kayla Biagiotti look to become the first mother-daughter team to finish the Boston Marathon.

‘The K-Girls’ Kris And Kayla Biagiotti Ready To Become Boston Marathon’s First Mother-Daughter Team

You’ve known Dick and Rick Hoyt for years. Now meet “The K-Girls.”


Shalane Flanagan poses with the America flag after winning the U.S. Marathon Olympic Trials Women's Division in 2:25:38 on January 14, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Marblehead’s Shalane Flanagan Ready For First Boston Marathon

Marblehead native Shalane Flanagan was born to run, and will make her Boston Marathon debut this year.


“I go back this year eager to  experience all that Boston has to offer: the epic crowds, the challenging course, but mainly to be a part of and make history,” Hall said. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Ryan Hall Withdraws From 2013 Boston Marathon

American runner Ryan Hall will not run the 2013 Boston Marathon, John Hancock Financial announced on Wednesday.


Wesley Korir of Kenya wins the 116th Boston Marathon on the April 15, 2012.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

2012 Boston Marathon Champion Wesley Korir Elected To Kenyan Parliament

2012 Boston Marathon Champion Wesley Korir has just run a very different kind of race to victory.


Men's elite field heads out at the start of the 116th running of the Boston Marathon April 16, 2012 in Hopkinton, Massachusetts. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

117th Boston Marathon Elite Field Announced

On Tuesday, John Hancock Financial announced the elite field for the 117th running of the Boston Marathon.