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Shalane Flanagan

Shalane Flanagan. (Image courtesy: CBS News-60 Minutes)

Flanagan Has Extra Incentive To Push For Historic Boston Marathon Win

Shalane Flanagan wants to win this year’s Boston Marathon to answer last year’s bombings which she called “a personal attack on my city.”

04/11/2014

Rita Jeptoo of Kenya  and Lelisa Desisa Benti of Ethiopia, after they won the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Desisa, Jeptoo Lead International Elite Team In 2014 Boston Marathon

Defending Boston Marathon champions Lelisa Desisa and Rita Jeptoo will return to defend their titles this April, but they’ll be challenged by the fastest field ever assembled for this race.

01/21/2014

Shalane Flanagan. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Flanagan, Davila, Ritzenhein Lead Deep American Elite Team In 2014 Boston Marathon

The deepest women’s and men’s teams in years were announced Tuesday by race sponsor John Hancock Financial.

01/07/2014

Shalane Flanagan embraces Kara Goucher at the finish line. (CBS)

Marblehead’s Shalane Flanagan Finishes 4th In Boston Marathon

Marblehead-native Shalane Flanagan finished her first Boston Marathon in fourth place.

04/15/2013

Shalane Flanagan embraces Kara Goucher at the finish line. (CBS)

Marblehead’s Shalane Flanagan Finishes 4th In Boston Marathon

Marblehead-native Shalane Flanagan finished her first Boston Marathon in fourth place.

04/15/2013

The elite women line up before the start of the 2013 Boston Marathon.

117th Boston Marathon Preview: Could An American Win?

After some of the elite American men dropped out, experts say Shalane Flanagan of Marblehead could be the United States’ best chance for a win Monday.

04/15/2013

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)

Flanagan May Be Best Chance For U.S. Win At Boston Marathon

Shalane Flanagan grew up in nearby Marblehead watching her father run the Boston Marathon.

04/13/2013

Greg Meyer is the last American to win the Boston Marathon, but he thinks that could chance come Monday.

Could An American Win 117th Boston Marathon? Greg Meyer Thinks It Could Happen

Could an American runner win the 117th Boston Marathon? The last one to do so, Greg Meyer, thinks it could happen.

04/13/2013

Marblehead's Shalane Flanagan celebrates after winning the Women's 10,000 meter run on day one of the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in 2011. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Confident Shalane Flanagan Eyes Boston Marathon Victory

Marblehead’s Shalane Flanagan is not only running her first Boston Marathon, she’s confident she can be the first American to win the race in nearly 30 years.

04/09/2013

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.

03/15/2013

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