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Boston Marathon

Team Gifford (Image from John Hancock)

Taking Back Boston: Team Gifford And Project Hope

Two days after the bombings last April, my 19-year old son Matthew called me at work and asked if I would help him train for the 2014 Boston Marathon.

04/21/2014

(Photo by Mike Toole)

118th Boston Marathon Preview: Fastest Field Ever Assembled

About 36,000 runners have waited a full year for this day. Now it’s time to finally run the 118th Boston Marathon.

04/21/2014

Boston police were keeping careful watch Sunday in the area of the Boston Marathon finish line. (WBZ-TV)

Tight Security In Place On Eve Of First Boston Marathon Since Bombings

Crowds flocked to the Boston Marathon finish line Sunday but on Monday the area will essentially be locked down with heightened security in place.

04/20/2014

The lantern ceremony at Old North Church. (WBZ-TV)

Patriots Day Lantern Ceremony Adds Honors For Marathon Survivors

Ceremonies at Boston’s Old North Church Sunday night linked the historic events commemorated every year on Patriots Day and the tragic events at last year’s Boston Marathon.

04/20/2014

Volunteers served up pasta dinner to Boston Marathon runners at City Hall Plaza. (WBZ-TV)

Boston Marathon Runners Fuel Up On Carbs At Festive Pre-Race Pasta Dinner

Boston Marathon runners flocked to City Hall Plaza to fuel up on carbohydrates at a festive pre-race pasta dinner.

04/20/2014

The Blessing of the Athletes at Old South Church. (WBZ-TV)

Blessing Of The Athletes Attracts Marathon Runners To Boston’s Old South Church

Blessing Of The Athletes Attracts Marathon Runners To Boston’s Old South Church.

04/20/2014

Gov. Deval Patrick on 'Face The Nation' April 20, 2014. (Image courtesy: CBS News)

Patrick: Boston Marathon Will Be ‘Very Safe’

Gov. Deval Patrick said the Boston Marathon will be ‘very safe’ Monday as the city and several towns prepare for the first annual race since last year’s terrorist attacks.

04/20/2014

(Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Boston Marathon Forecast: Absolutely Terrific Weather

An absolutely terrific forecast for Marathon Monday, whether you’re running or spectating it doesn’t get much better than this.

04/20/2014

Ashley McGilloway. (Photo courtesy: Drew Moholland-WBZ-NewsRadio 1030)

Moving On: Eyeing The Boston Marathon Finish Line Again

Ashley McGilloway is ready to take on the Boston Marathon course for the second year in a row.

04/20/2014

Religious leaders gather on the steps of Trinity Church for the interfaith Light the Fire of Peace vigil. (WBZ-TV)

Interfaith Vigil Offers Chance For Marathon Remembrance, Prayer And Hope

As the next Boston Marathon approaches, the Light the Fire of Peace interfaith vigil was held on the steps of Trinity Church offering an opportunity for prayer, remembrance and hope.

04/20/2014

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