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Five Hours to Run, Fourteen Hours to Write, One hour to Read

“Rain, Snow, Winds of Storm –

Nought shall make me afraid.”

Flying east from the West Coast every third person seems to be a slim female heading for Boston. 3,980 more words


Race Day!

It finally came: the BAA 5K! I’d been anticipating this event since the summer when I started running on a regular basis. I fell off my routine in the fall semester, but picked it up again in January, determined to be able to run in the race. 258 more words

Boston Marathon Runners Warned Not To Post Bib Numbers Online

BOSTON (CBS) — This year’s Boston Marathon runners are being warned against putting their bib numbers on social media before the race.

In 2014, a handful of runners who did not qualify used photos found on social media to duplicate bibs and join the race. 285 more words


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

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