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Steeped in Tradition: Everything You Thought You Knew, and More, About the Hills of Boston

B.A.A. Boston Marathon Official Program (2005)

So you think you know the Boston Marathon course? Think again. For decades runners, writers and scientists have struggled to describe and define the famed route from Hopkinton to Boston. 2,038 more words

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The Rejuvenation of Jen Rhines

RUNNING TIMES (March 2015)

Three women in long sleeves and black tights circle the track at Harry Downes Field in Brookline, just outside of Boston. Two of them have the classic long, fluid strides of distance runners, gobbling up the ground in effortless chunks. 64 more words

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About the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge

An oncology/hematology clinician and researcher by profession, Dr. Mohamad Khawandanah is also a marathon runner who has qualified for the New York Marathon 2014 and for the 2015 Boston Marathon. 166 more words

Mohamad Khawandanah

My Journey to the Boston Half Marathon

Logan Mullen
Entertainment Editor

If you have been following most of my column writing this past year, you will notice that my first summer as an “adult” changed me in a way, and it’s true. 1,092 more words

Springfield College

13.1 and DONE

After 4 months and 246 total miles of training (complete with blisters, chafing, sweat in places I didn’t know could sweat, and many sore muscles), race day finally arrived. 409 more words

Healthy Living

Security rules implemented for 2014 Boston Marathon

Published March 2, 2014

By: Mina Corpuz

In order to better protect participants and spectators after the tragedy of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, the Boston Athletic Association announced new security rules will be implemented during the upcoming marathon. 566 more words

Mina Corpuz

With Less Than a Month Until the Half-Marathon....

… the runs are getting longer, but I’m getting stronger, and it feels good. Really good.

Don’t get me wrong, though – it’s not all fun and games, especially when I have to get up at 6:45am to get in a good run before I become absorbed in my schoolwork, meetings, etc.  413 more words