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50 Years Ago Women Were NOT Allowed to Run Marathons - Kathrine Switzer Defied Being Kicked Out of the Race

Only 50 years ago, women were barred from running marathons in the U.S. Here’s why, and the story of the woman who broke that barrier in 1967. 486 more words

Health And Fitness

Marathon Weekend 2017: Part One!

This is it! The most exciting weekend of the year!

Boston Marathon weekend!! And it happened to intersect this year with Easter, so that’s made for a very busy/fun/cool/chaotic weekend. 1,010 more words

Fitness

B.A.A. To Donate $20,000 To Martin's Park Construction

BOSTON (CBS) — The Boston Athletic Association announced Thursday they’ll be donating $20,000 to the construction of Martin’s Park at Children’s Wharf.

The gift will contribute to the creation of a universally accessible park and playground next to the… 229 more words

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JOCK SEMPLE - BOSTON'S HEART & SOUL

To say that his office was tucked away in the labyrinth of the old Boston Garden is to understate the quest to find it. Yet to say that his office was the heart of the Boston Marathon would not be to overstate its importance. 1,157 more words

At The Races

BAA Apologizes To Marathon Handcyclists Who Felt Mistreated

BOSTON (CBS) – The Boston Athletic Association has apologized after being criticized for not accommodating the needs of a handcyclist group, made up of wounded veterans and Boston Marathon bombing survivors. 154 more words

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Boston Marathon Handcyclists Upset With Race Organizers

BOSTON(CBS) – The Achilles Team Freedom, a group of wounded veterans and Boston Marathon bombing survivors who race using handcycles are unhappy with race organizers. 356 more words

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Boston Marathon - Is this really happening?!?

What do you do when a loved one is passing? Well I sat quite a bit while my mother was unresponsive, thinking of how I could do something, anything. 495 more words

Marathon