Joan Benoit Samuelson broke a world record when she won the Boston Marathon for a second time in 1983.
The Boston Marathon includes 26.2 miles, 34 elite athletes, 30,000 runners, 87 countries, 1 million spectators and $830,500 in prize money.
Watch CENTRO with Yadires Nova-Salcedo on WBZ TV-4 (CBS Boston) Saturday’s at 7:50 a.m.
The record-setting snowfall has canceled a premier racing event for New England runners.
They are friendly, furry and very highly trained. K-9 units drilling this week in Everett hold a key piece of Boston Marathon security in their paws.
Prosecutors say they oppose a defense motion to dismiss some charges against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Members of the Massachusetts National Guard have run in the Boston Marathon in full uniform while wearing 40-pound rucksacks, for the past decade. But it won’t happen this year because no backpacks are allowed.
Dick has been pushing his son Rick in a wheelchair along the 26-mile course for more than three decades.
Click play to hear what the early WBZ NewsRadio 1030 coverage of the Watertown manhunt felt like.
Carlos Arredondo told WBZ-TV Centro’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo that a unique set of training skills sent him running into danger immediately after the explosions.