Marathon Route

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Two Groups Walk Boston Marathon Route One Month After Bombings

Exactly one month after the Boston Marathon bombings, a couple of small groups of walkers set out to honor the victims and raise money for recoveries.


The bottom of Heartbreak Hill in Newton  (Photo by Darren McCollester/Newsmakers)

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Towns On The Boston Marathon Route

Most locals can name them: Hopkinton, Ashland, Framingham, Natick, Wellesley, Newton, Brookline, and of course Boston. But here are five things you didn’t know about the communities along the marathon route.


Runners on the Boston Marathon course in Hopkinton (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Best Spots To Watch The Boston Marathon

More than half a million people line the 26.2 mile Boston Marathon course each Patriots’ Day, to cheer on elite athletes, loved ones, and complete strangers.

CBS Boston–03/21/2012

Debris on the interior stairs of 1834 Beacon St. in Brookline.  A man fell from the roof through an atrium. (credit: Deric Harwood)

Student Falls From Brookline Building On Marathon Route

A person fell five stories from a building in Brookline Monday afternoon.



Crews Race To Fill Potholes On Boston Marathon Route

Crews are scrambling to fill cracks and potholes along a particular 26.2 mile stretch of roadway.