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Boston Marathon finish line web cam available online

Know somebody running the Boston Marathon?

You can watch them cross the finish line Monday on UniversalSports.com.

Universal Sports will air the race on TV, with coverage from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m ET, including Boston native actor… 77 more words


Ryan Hall returns to marathon racing in Boston, by way of Ethiopia

BOSTON — The fastest U.S. marathon runner ever,* missing from 26.2-mile competition for nearly two years, his future questioned, found himself at a place called Yaya Village last month. 729 more words


Boston Marathon to move forward with traditional spectacle of a finish

BOSTON — The Boston Marathon’s added significance this year also accentuates its traditions. That will be clear¬†around lunchtime Monday, when the elite runners turn left off Hereford Street and onto Boylston Street. 987 more words

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Boston Marathon TV, race schedules

The 118th running of the Boston Marathon, the world’s oldest annual marathon, is set for its traditional Patriots’ Day start Monday.

Universal Sports and UniversalSports.com will provide TV and online coverage of the 26.2-mile race that begins in Hopkinton and weaves through six more cities and towns before reaching and finishing in Boston on Boylston Street. 199 more words


Boston Marathon men's preview

No U.S. man has won the Boston Marathon since 1983, more than twice the previous longest drought in the race’s history dating to 1897. That skid will likely stay intact this year, even though the two preeminent Americans of the last several years are in the field. 528 more words


Boston Marathon women's preview

The most anticipated U.S. marathon in recent history has put more attention on one elite runner than any other.

That would be the woman with the 16th fastest personal best in the elite field of 21.  492 more words


Evelyn Furtsch Ojeda is first female U.S. Olympic champion to reach 100 years old

Happy 100th, Evelyn Furtsch Ojeda.

Furtsch Ojeda is the first U.S. female Olympic champion to live to 100, a birthday she marked Thursday and is celebrating all this week in her California home with about 40 friends and family members. 706 more words