Shalane Flanagan

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

Men's elite field heads out at the start of the 116th running of the Boston Marathon April 16, 2012 in Hopkinton, Massachusetts. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

117th Boston Marathon Elite Field Announced

On Tuesday, John Hancock Financial announced the elite field for the 117th running of the Boston Marathon.

01/15/2013

This will be the fourth Boston Marathon for Hall, a two-time Olympian who set an American course record in 2011 with a time of 2:04:58 — good for a fourth place finish. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Elite USA Team For 117th Boston Marathon Announced

The Elite USA Team for the 117th Boston Marathon was announced on Tuesday, with some familiar faces returning to Boston.

01/08/2013

Shalane Flanagan and Kara Goucher run the Olympic marathon in London. (Photo credit Megan Happ)

Rainy Olympic Marathon Day

Torrential downpours on the Olympic marathon course in London didn’t stop Marblehead resident Shalane Flanagan from finishing strong.

08/05/2012

(L-R) Desiree Davila, Shalane Flanagan and Kara Goucher pose with the American flag after qualifying in the U.S. Marathon Olympic Trials on January 14, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Flanagan, Davila, Goucher Commit To 2013 Boston Marathon

Three of America’s top women runners have already committed to race in the 2013 Boston Marathon.

06/13/2012

Shalane Flanagan, who finished with a time of 2:25:38, holds an American flag after completing the U.S. Marathon Olympic Trials January 14, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Marblehead’s Shalane Flanagan Wins Women’s Olympic Marathon Trials

Shalane Flanagan won the women’s competition in an event-record time of 2:25.38 at the U.S. Olympic marathon trials in Houston.

01/15/2012

Shalane Flanagan of the United States wears a flag at the finish line after finishing second at the New York City Marathon in New York, Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Marblehead’s Shalane Flanagan 2nd In NYC Marathon

Former Marblehead High School cross-country star Shalane Flanagan finished second in the New York City Marathon Sunday.

11/07/2010

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