Scenes from the race
About 30,000 runners hit the streets under warm and sunny skies in the 121st Boston Marathon.
122d Boston Marathon
The elite field includes 17 top US runners the will be among the men’s and women’s international group that includes 23 Olympians.
Iten, Kenya, is 215 miles northwest of Nairobi, overlooking a vast green quilt of farmland and forest below.
The Boston Marathon just unveiled its “Celebration Jackets” for the 2018 race in April. The iconic jackets are orange for 2018.
Edna Kiplagat won the women’s race in 2:21:52 last year, while Geoffrey Kirui became the first Kenyan to win men’s title since 2012.
Flanagan, 36, became the first US woman to win the New York City Marathon since 1977, in what may have been her last race.
A pair of 26-year-olds posted convincing victories Sunday in Boston.
Runners needed to be 3 minutes 23 seconds faster than the qualifying standard for their age group and gender to get into the 2018 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.
Dave McGillivray, the race director of the Boston Marathon, will be among 50 runners participating Friday.
Running is booming in China with the growth of a consumer class, and the Boston Marathon serves as an inspiration.
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.
FALMOUTH ROAD RACE
A 24-year-old Syracuse grad, Shannon Mowles raising money to help cancer patients with financial payments.
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.
The Olympic marathon champion did run the fastest marathon ever in Nike’s Breaking 2 event in Italy.
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.