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SEEKONK, MA - The 123rd Boston Marathon is coming up and two Seekonk runners are set to participate. The marathon is Monday, April 16. No Swansea runners registered. For some, the race is a personal triumph. Others run in memory of a loved one whose life was robbed by cancer, Alzheimer's, ...

EAST PROVIDENCE, RI - The 123rd Boston Marathon is coming up and there is a sole East Providence resident signed up for the race. The marathon is Monday, April 16. For some, the race is a personal triumph. Others run in memory of a loved one whose life was robbed by cancer, Alzheimer's, ALS ...
The beloved coffee and donut chain is the inspiration behind Massachusetts-based shoe brand Saucony's annual limited edition design for the Boston Marathon. The running shoes feature Dunkin's famous color scheme of pink and orange, as well as sprinkles and a pink frosted donut design on the heels.
Since 1970, the primary way for runners to enter the Boston Marathon has been with a qualifying time from another marathon. The standards have changed over the years, but they have always been seen as a challenge for everyday runners. For many, getting a Boston qualifier (or BQ) is a lifetime ...
A year after the bombings, Meb Keflezighi wrote the names of the victims -- Martin, Krystle, Lingzi and Sean -- on his race bib. He crossed the finish line wearing it as he won the 2014 Boston Marathon. Martin Richard, Krystle Campbell and Lingzi Lu were killed when the bombs exploded on Boylston ...
Loren Zitomersky (far left) starting a 10K race in Santa Monica, which he ran backward. He plans to run the Boston Marathon backward on April 16, 2018. By Cristela Guerra Globe Staff March 27, 2018. Loren Zitomersky has gotten used to the dirty looks. Other runners often assume the 33-year-old is showing off when ...
For most Americans, the third Monday in April is just another day. But for runners, it might well be a holiday. The Boston Marathon is the closest thing running has to a Super Bowl, and for good reason: to get there, you have to be good - really good - running a qualifying time at a marathon the previous ...
A new report accuses Boston Airbnb hosts of jacking up prices by as much as $1,900 for people looking for a place to stay for the Boston Marathon, but the short-term rental website claims authors are biased and cherry-picked atypical listings. The report by AirbnbWATCH claims an apartment in downtown ...
Concord resident Gayle Chatlosh will run in the 122nd Boston Marathon April 16 in support of MassGeneral Hospital for Children's Pediatric Cancer Team. Chatlosh will join an estimated 30,000 runners along the 26.2-mile course that spans from Hopkinton to Boston's Boylston Street. The funds Chatlosh ...
NATICK — Natick resident Brad Peterson will run his first Boston Marathon as a member of Team Joslin, which supports Boston's Joslin Diabetes Center, a diabetes research and care facility in Boston. Peterson's sister, Jill, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at a very young age in the 1970′s.
Mia Friedman, of Winchester, will run the 122nd Boston Marathon on April 16 as part of Team Metro Housing — a group of six runners who compete as part of the John Hancock Non-Profit Program. Team Metro Housing has had runners compete and raise funds through the Boston Marathon since 2006, ...
The restaurant late last year said it was “targeting a mid-April opening date for the new location, just in time to cheer on Boston Marathon runners at the race's halfway point.” We suppose it's possible a few stragglers will still be trudging across the course in May, but not likely. Anyway, business openings are ...
With just five weeks left until the 2018 Boston Marathon, members of the American professional field set to compete are testing their fitness at shorter races around the world—and they're giving fans reasons to get excited. On Saturday at the USA Track & Field 15K championships in Jacksonville, Florida, ...
Latest Videos. Sponsored By. John Hancock Boston Marathon Runners Aim To Give Opportunities To City Youth. WBZ-TV's Paul Burton talks with Boston Marathon runners getting ready for the big day. Program: WBZ News Weekends. Categories: News General Local News WBZTV ...

BOSTON (CBS) – John Hancock employees were out pounding the pavement during a reprieve from the snow. This April's race marks 33 years of John Hancock sponsoring the Boston Marathon. And Sunday dozens of employees trudged 18 miles to support more than 100 local charities. A group of young ...
Needham teacher Joanna Murphy, 34, of Roslindale, will run the Boston Marathon for the second time as part of the YMCA's Greater Boston team. “The first 26 miles will certainly have their ups and down, both literally and figuratively, but the months of training and anticipation will all really come to an end in ...
Manchester-by-the-Sea resident Sean McGraw will run in the 122nd Boston Marathon on April 16 as part of the Massachusetts General Hospital's Pediatric Oncology Team, Fighting Kids' Cancer...One Step at a Time, and the Emergency Response Marathon Team. The two teams, which include former ...
Three Newburyport residents will run in the 122nd Boston Marathon on April 16 as part of the Massachusetts General Hospital's Pediatric Oncology Team, Fighting Kids' Cancer ... One Step at a Time, and the Emergency Response Marathon Team. Pediatric team participants include husband and wife Gary ...
The Joe Andruzzi Foundation, an organization committed to providing help, hope and a reason to smile for New England cancer patients and their families, recently announced that Stephanie Riley, of Swampscott, will run in this year's Boston Marathon in support of the foundation's mission. Members of ...
Cradles to Crayons, a nonprofit organization that equips children from birth through age 12 living in homeless or low-income situations with the essential items they need to thrive, recently announced that Kyle Bounty, of Concord, will run this year's Boston Marathon in support of the organization. Cradles to ...
Reason for running: To raise money and create awareness for NORD; the National Organization for Rare Disorders. I am honored to be part of NORD's Running for Rare Team. They pair you up with a patient partner who you advocate for throughout your training time. My patient partner is named Erica.
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A Los Angeles man is training to run the Boston Marathon backwards in memory of his brother. “And when I say, 'backwards', I mean literally turned around,” he said. The 26.2-mile race will be Loren Zitomersky's eighth marathon. He's doing it in memory of the older brother he ...
"The Boston Marathon to me now signifies the strength of a city, of the people who fought to save lives, and of the patients and families who spent months or years to recover from what happened," he added. "My colleagues demonstrated bravery and skill both in the field and in the hospital. What's more ...
Each year, many Wellesley runners challenge themselves to run the Boston Marathon --which falls this year on April 16 -- and some also challenge their family, friends and community to support them in their efforts to raise funds for local nonprofits. Below are some of those runners and the charities they are ...
Kenya's Geoffrey Kirui is determined to win a second consecutive Boston Marathon title when he takes to the streets of New England on 16 April, having cut short his hiatus to train, and also skipping the Commonwealth Games in Australia. Kirui won the 2017 Boston event in a time of 2:09.37, just 21 ...
“Since we are so connected with the Boston Marathon, they gave 261 Fearless about 45 numbers for the charity. We offer them out to people who want to run for the charity and raise money. Some charities get three or four and some get as much as 45 numbers.” In order to run the Boston Marathon, runners ...
SOMERVILLE, MA – Alicia McNeill will run her first Boston Marathon in April as a member of Team Joslin to support the Joslin Diabetes Center. The 33-year-old Stoneham resident was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of nine and has been a patient at Joslin in Boston for almost 24 years.
Come Patriot's Day on April 16, Ryan Ng and Allen Chan will run the Boston Marathon for Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC). Ng, 34, is undertaking his first marathon, while Chan, 65, has completed over a dozen marathons worldwide. “I have always wanted to run the Boston Marathon since ...
About 50 days remain until the Boston Marathon on April 16. If the training routine has become a slog, there's inspiration to be found in the beautiful new children's book “Girl Running'' (Nancy Paulsen/Penguin), which tells the story of Bobbi Gibb, the first woman to run the entire Boston Marathon in 1966.
Kenya's Geoffrey Kirui is determined to win a second consecutive Boston Marathon title when he takes to the streets of New England on 16 April, having cut short his hiatus to train, and also skipping the Commonwealth Games in Australia. Kirui won the 2017 Boston event in a time of 2:09.37, just 21 seconds ahead of Galen ...
“Boys have responded just as strongly as girls to the story of Bobbi Gibb,” says Annette Bay Pimentel, author of a new children's picture book titled “Girl Running: Bobbi Gibb and the Boston Marathon.” “Kids see the ban as ridiculous. Hers is not a gender story but a universal story. Kids are aghast that Bobbi ...
TOPSHAM Mark Bergeron will accomplish a lifelong goal this spring, while raising money for a good cause. The Topsham man will run his first Boston Marathon, something he's always wanted to do. No stranger to marathons, Bergeron has taken part in a dozen of the long-distance races since starting ...
Nin LeiJacob Russell pushes Patrick Dewey in the Walkway Marathon on June 11 in Poughkeepsie. The 2015 Cooperstown Central School graduates were hoping to run together in the Boston Marathon in April, but did not get one of the eight spots available to tandem runners. However, Russell did get an ...
BOSTON (WHDH) - The Boston Marathon Race Director, Dave McGillivray, has announced that while the Patriots are preparing for the Super Bowl match-up against the Eagles, he will be running a marathon on each day of week, on all seven continents. The challenge started on Tuesday in Novo, ...
Opportunities for Amateur Radio and non-amateur volunteers are available for the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16, sponsored by the Boston Athletic Association (BAA). Amateur Radio volunteers are needed for starting line, course, and finish line positions, and non-amateur ...
The Children's Room recently announced John Shea, a resident of Needham, has been selected to run the 2018 Boston Marathon to fundraise and promote awareness for TCR. This is the third year in a row that Shea has run on TCR's Boston Marathon team. Based in Arlington, The Children's Room is a ...
Martin's Park, the multi-million dollar children's playground that will honor Boston Marathon victims including 8-year-old Martin Richard, will be no ordinary park. Creative minds across Boston and design firm Michael Van Valkenburg were tasked with making an inclusive, unique park that celebrated the ...
The Children's Room announced that six individuals will run the 2018 Boston Marathon to fundraise and promote awareness for TCR. Based in Arlington, TCR is the leading nonprofit bereavement organization in Massachusetts dedicated to creating safe, supportive communities so that no child, teen or ...
SOMERVILLE, MA – This week's featured Somerville calendar event comes courtesy of Amanda Crowe, who is taking on the Boston Marathon on behalf of the Boston ... Tickets may be purchased here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/amandas-boston-marathon-kickoff-fundraiser-tickets-39968062551-.
Federal prosecutors called the Boston Marathon bombings “one of the bloodiest terrorist attacks ever against American civilians”—one that “drew worldwide attention.” The bombings' youngest victim, 8-year-old Martin Richard, was killed by the second blast, a bomb detonated by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, ...
In the women's race, Edna Kiplagat, 38, of Kenya, will be defending her title, coming off of a busy year of racing since the 2017 Boston Marathon. Most recently she was fourth at the New York City Marathon, where Flanagan became the first American woman to win in 40 years. Kiplagat, whose 2:19:50 ...
Loren Zitomersky is training to run backwards for the entire Boston Marathon to raise money for epilepsy causes. KABC. By Curt Sandoval. Wednesday, January 10, 2018. LOS ANGELES (KABC) --. Loren Zitomersky hears "You're going the wrong way" a lot when he runs around Southern California. Not really - he's just in ...
The third time's a charm. People use that phrase often, but usually they aren't applying it to something like the Boston Marathon. Lauren Zeutenhorst, a Central Washington University employee, is one of the few individuals who can. She ran the Boston Marathon in 2016 with the McCourt Foundation, ...
Folsom Mayor Andy Morin set the runners offers at 7 a.m. with a special message before the event that is the number one qualifier for the annual Boston Marathon. “All of you have worked hard to get here today and we're pleased to be part of this,” Morin said in his address to the runners. “The California ...
He went to cheer on Erin Hurley, his on-off girlfriend, at the 2013 Boston Marathon - when he was struck by the blast of one of two bombs and lost both his legs in the terrorist attack which killed three spectators and wounded more than 260. He'd noticed the bomber, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, standing about a ...
FILE - In this April 17, 2013 photograph, flowers and signs adorn a barrier, two days after two explosions killed three and injured hundreds, at Boylston Street near the of finish line of the Boston Marathon at a makeshift memorial for victims and survivors of the bombing. Boston will mark the second ...
But the most memorable was the 2013 Boston Marathon. He was a half-mile from the finish line when a bomb exploded in Copley Square.


 

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