Scenes from the race
About 30,000 runners hit the streets under warm and sunny skies in the 121st Boston Marathon.
Somehow, I thought those running days would go on forever.
The marathon was billed as the first race of its kind to take place inside a ballpark.
Haley, a longtime emergency medical technician, coordinated the EMS response to the 2013 Marathon bombings.
The Marblehead runner was moved up to silver from bronze in the 10,000-meter run after a runner’s failed drug test.
FALMOUTH ROAD RACE
Sambu is aiming to become the first to win four Falmouth crowns.
Ritzenhein will toe the start line alongside defending champion Daniel Chebii and 2015 winner Daniel Salel.
BOOST BOSTON GAMES
Athletes will compete on an elevated track between the Public Garden and Boston Common.
Three elite runners, including two-time Boston Marathon champion Lelisa Desisa, will give it a go in Italy.
The 122nd edition of the race will be run on April 16 next year.
The former Bruin’s future as a possible free agent this summer is uncertain after 12 years in San Jose.
Ty Velde | Marathon Training
A finisher’s medal is about more than just acknowledging you made it to the finish line.
Ashland’s Scott Mindel completed the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday in 2:22:22, the third-fastest time among Massachusetts runners.
john powers | on road racing
Speed racers bring the possibility of breaking the two-hour marathon barrier.
The event honored the 50th anniversary of Switzer becoming the first woman to finish the Boston Marathon with a bib number.
The finishing statistics from Monday’s race reveal some interesting trends, including a 97 percent completion rate.
According to the BAA, the number of runners needing medical attention was up 6-8 percent over normal.
There were a number of high-profile names running the Boston Marathon this year. Here’s how they fared.
Former NHL star Bobby Carpenter pushed women’s player who suffered severe spinal cord injury in 2016.
Temperatures hit 79 in Natick, and more than 2,000 runners received medical treatment.
BOSTON MARATHON | ELITE MEN
Rupp credited his coach, 1982 champ Alberto Salazar, for preparing him for the course.
Fifty years after the then-race director tried to rip off her bib, Kathrine Switzer finished Monday’s Boston Marathon in 4:44:31.
Inspirational moments and stories are everywhere, as we connect with new friends and reconnect with old ones.
BOSTON MARATHON | TOP US WOMAN
Inspired by her late mother, Hasay shattered the record for a US woman in a marathon debut.
Two servicemen and two others carried a struggling competitor across the fabled yellow and blue finish line.
Boston Marathon | Elite Men
The Kenyan outdistanced American Galen Rupp with a time of 2 hours, 9 minutes, and 37 seconds.
Boston Marathon | Elite women
Kiplagat posted a time of 2:21:52, almost a full minute ahead of runner-up Rose Chelimo of Bahrain.
Boston Marathon | Wheelchairs
Hug (1:18:04) and Schar (1:28:17) set course records in their victories.
Shihan Wijeyeratne was the first registered runner to step off a bus and into the athletes village in Hopkinton Monday.
Edna Kiplagat and Geoffrey Kirui both won in their Boston Marathon debuts.
Before the marathon had even begun, several runners were disqualified.
The elite competitors have finished, but the field at large has flooed streets from the start to the finish.
BOSTON MARATHON NOTEBOOK
It’s been 32 years since an American has won the Boston Marathon women’s crown.
The Boston Marathon race director handles a Q-and-A session during a ride from North Andover to Boston.
Rupp, a former 10K specialist, will be running in just his third marathon, but he won bronze at the Rio Games.
BOSTON MARATHON MEN’S PREVIEW
Mutai will become the only man to run all six of the planet’s most prominent marathons when he makes his Boston debut.
BOSTON MARATHON WOMEN’S PREVIEW
She won Boston last year in come-from-behind fashion, but wants to keep pace better in Monday’s race.
True finished in 13:20. Buze Diriba outkicked three-time winner Molly Huddle to win the women’s race.
The Ethiopian was awarded the 2014 title when Rita Jeptoo, who crossed the line first, was banned after testing positive for EPO.
A foot injury has slowed him this year, but he is pain-free and ready for the challenge.
Ty Velde | Marathon Training
It’s important for runners to think about how they’ll manage the final mile before they get there.
Rachel G. Bowers
More than 30,000 runners are registered, and they come from all 50 states and 95 countries.
Galen Rupp will be in Nikes, while Desiree Linden will wear Brooks. Here’s the full breakdown.
The shoe giants are developing efficient designs they believe can get a runner to the magic number first.
Someone did wear these at the Boston Marathon – twice, actually – and also won. Running shoes have evolved quite a bit over the years.
A runner’s most basic piece of equipment can be a source of obsession, experimentation, and everything in between.
10 years after being married during the race on Heartbreak Hill, they return for their anniversary.