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Ready, Set, Register: Boston Marathon Signup Begins Sept. 11

BOSTON (AP) — If you just ran the Boston Marathon, chances are your legs are still trashed. But if you plan to be back for more next year, mark your calendar for 10 a.m. 112 more words



What is it with money in this game?  While purses and contracts in every other sport have continued to grow well into seven figures, in this fish market the scale has either remained stagnant or just gone down. 1,031 more words


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


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



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