Elite Runners

Abdihakem Abdirahman of the United States of America competes in the Men's 10,000m Final on day three of the 11th IAAF World Athletics Championships on August 27, 2007 at the Nagai Stadium in Osaka, Japan. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

American Abdi Abdirahman Drops Out Of Boston Marathon

Another American runner has dropped out of Monday’s 117th running of the Boston Marathon.

04/10/2013

Kara Goucher and Shalane Flanagan of the United States at the finish line after competing during the Women's Marathon on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at The Mall on August 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

5 Things You Didn’t Know: Boston Marathon 2013 American Elite Runners

Here are five things you didn’t know about the Americans in the 2013 Boston Marathon elite field.

04/04/2013

Marathon Money: How Much The Winners Get

The marathon’s elite racers are hoping to cash in on some of the $806,000 in prize money that’s handed out to top finishers.

04/18/2011

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115th Boston Marathon Preview: 27,000 Ready To Run

Some 27,000 runners representing 90 countries are taking part in the 115th running of the Boston Marathon on Monday.

04/17/2011

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Boston Marathon’s Runners Expo, American Elite Runners

When the pack takes off on Monday for the 115th time, some promising Americans will try to make a mark.

04/15/2011

The Boston Marathon's elite runners stopped by a Hopkinton elementary school on Thursday.

Boston Marathon Elite Runners Visit Hopkinton School

For some of the Boston Marathon’s elite runners, an event Thursday morning at a Hopkinton school has become as much of a pre-race ritual as stretching.

04/14/2011

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