Boston Marathon

FILE - In this April 15, 2019, file photo, the elite men break from the start of the 123rd Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass. The 2020 Boston Marathon, which was rescheduled to run on Sept. 14th, was canceled Thursday May 28, 2020 for the first time in its 124-year history due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak. (AP Photo/Stew Milne, File)
Associated Press
May 28, 2020 - 8:19 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Organizers canceled the Boston Marathon on Thursday for the first time in its history, bowing to the social distancing requirements of the coronavirus outbreak and ending a 124-year run that had persisted through two World Wars, a volcanic eruption and even another pandemic. The race...
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Boston Marathon
FILE - In this April 17, 2017, file photo, runners cross the Boston Marathon start line in Hopkinton, Mass. The 124th Boston Marathon is scheduled for Monday, April 20, 2020. Boston Marathon organizers say they're postponing the prestigious race until Sept. 14 because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm, File)
Associated Press
March 13, 2020 - 11:15 am
The Boston Athletic Association, which oversees the marathon, had held off deciding the fate of the April 20 race even as other high-profile sporting events were canceled or postponed around the globe.
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November 01, 2019 - 10:00 am
(WCBS 880) -- This Sunday, over 50,000 runners will tackle the New York City marathon, including retired Marine Micah Herndon who managed to finish the Boston Marathon on his hands and knees, dragging himself to the finish line after his legs gave out. The video of the 31-year-old from Tallmadge,...
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Kenneth Kipkemoi, left, of Kenya, Lelisa Desisa, center, of Ethiopia, and Lawrence Cherono, right, of Kenya, compete in the final mile of the 123rd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
April 15, 2019 - 12:24 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the Boston Marathon (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Kenya's Lawrence Cherono outsprinted Ethiopa's Lelisa Desisa over the final few steps to win the Boston Marathon on Monday. Cherono crossed the finish line in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 7 minutes, 57 seconds on Monday...
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FILE - In this April 15, 2013 file photo, Joan Benoit Samuelson warms up in Hopkinton, Mass., prior to the start of the 117th running of the Boston Marathon. The Boston Athletic Association, which organizes the race, said Friday, March 15, 2019, that the two-time champion and Olympic gold medalist will be in the field for the 123rd running of the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15. (AP Photo/Stew Milne, File)
March 15, 2019 - 2:05 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Joan Benoit Samuelson plans to run the Boston Marathon again. The Boston Athletic Association says the two-time champion and Olympic gold medalist will be in the field on April 15. Benoit Samuelson was a 21-year-old Bowdoin College student in 1979 when she set an American marathon...
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Jimmie Johnson answers questions during an interview at NASCAR Daytona 500 auto racing media day at Daytona International Speedway, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
February 13, 2019 - 3:25 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR media day for the Daytona 500 (all times local): 3 p.m. Jimmie Johnson has a lofty goal for the Boston Marathon: completing the grueling, 26.2-mile course in less than three hours. The seven-time Cup Series champion plans to run the April 15 marathon...
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FILE - In this photo April 14, 2016 file photo, Adrianne Haslet, a 2013 Boston Marathon bombing survivor, speaks at a news conference in Boston. Haslet, who had planned on running this year's race, says she can't physically do it after getting struck by a car last month. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
February 08, 2019 - 10:56 am
BOSTON (AP) — First, she lost a leg in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Then, last month, she got hit by a car. Yet Adrianne Haslet hasn't lost her nerve — or her resolve. The professional dancer told "CBS This Morning" on Friday she won't be able to run this year's race because she has too little...
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(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 16, 2018 - 12:57 pm
BOSTON (WWJ/AP) - It's been over three decades since an American woman has won the Boston Marathon - today that changed. Desiree Linden, Of Washington, Michigan, splashed her way through icy rain and a near-gale headwind to a Boston Marathon victory on Monday, the first American woman to win the...
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(Credit/Mark Randall)
April 15, 2018 - 7:45 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - Roughly 30,000 runners are expected to take to the streets of Boston on Monday for the 122nd running of the city's annual marathon. Mark Randall of Rochester will be among them -- but running wasn't always a part of his routine. He says he didn't need to go further than his...
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(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
April 15, 2018 - 1:59 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston marked the fifth anniversary of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings Sunday with solemn remembrances and charitable acts. Democratic Mayor Marty Walsh and Republican Gov. Charlie Baker laid wreaths early in the morning at the spots along downtown Boylston Street where two bombs...
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