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Marathon Monday Becomes A Test Of Resolve

First there was the cold. As buses carrying runners rolled from downtown Boston out to Hopkinton early Monday morning, the thermometer struggled to climb above freezing. 962 more words

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10,000 Runners Take Part In Boston Athletic Association 5K

BOSTON (CBS) – Thousands of runners filled Boston Common on Saturday for the Boston Athletic Association 5K race.

All of them were ready to kick off Boston Marathon Weekend. 363 more words

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Veterans To Honor World War I Servicemen Who Kept Boston Marathon Alive

BOSTON (CBS) – Marathon Monday will be the culmination of the Boston Athletic Association’s year long salute to service. That means recognizing service at every level, including their volunteers, first responders, and the military. 500 more words

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Boston Marathon Security To Include Undercover Troopers, Drones, K9 Units

BOSTON (CBS/AP) — Between 7,500 and 8,000 public safety personnel will be working this year’s Boston Marathon on April 16.

On Tuesday, members of the Boston Police Department, Massachusetts State Police, FBI, and other agencies joined the Boston Athletic Association to announce safety measures that will be put in place for the event. 380 more words

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Race Guide: Spectating Boston (Part II)

I should probably title this post, How NOT to spectate Boston. I felt like Murphy’s Law was very true on Marathon Monday 2017!

Let me set the stage: Jon’s parents moved to Seattle several years ago so I had only met them ONE time before they joined us for this weekend in Boston. 1,403 more words

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Kathrine Switzer, Tedy Bruschi Join Forces To Promote Heart Health

BOSTON (CBS) – A Boston Marathon legend and a former New England Patriots star joined forces on Saturday to raise awareness about heart health.

Kathrine Switzer joined runners Saturday morning for the American Heart Association / American Stroke Association “Run With Heart” event, supported by the Boston Athletic Association’s. 75 more words

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Signup Begins For 2018 Boston Marathon

BOSTON (AP) — On your mark — set — register.

Registration for next spring’s Boston Marathon opens Monday, and with demand high, the Boston Athletic Association is urging qualified runners to do something that should come naturally: move quickly. 105 more words

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