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B.A.A. 10K Sees 2 First-Time Winners In Soaking Rain

BOSTON (CBS) — The fifth annual B.A.A. 10K saw two first-time winners on a rainy Sunday.

Kenyans Daniel Salel and Mary Wacera finished first with times of 28:09 and 32:07, respectively. 107 more words


The Boston Marathon: Your Chance to Win Entry in 2016!

Have you always wanted to run THE marathon of all marathons?  Have you dreamt of crossing the finish line on Boylston Street?  Do you long to have a medal with a unicorn hanging around your neck?   796 more words


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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