Boston hoping to draw top runners to city

Abbey D'Agostino, a seven-time NCAA champion, recently signed with New Balance and moved to Newton.

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With elite team initiatives underway at the Boston Athletic Association and New Balance, Boston is re-emerging as a running mecca.

BAA sets field of 30,000 runners for 2015 Marathon

The field will be the third-largest in the history of the race. Registration opens Sept. 8.

Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray (far right) paused at the start line during a moment of silence prior to the start for the mobility impaired participants.

Race director: Despite concerns, Boston Marathon turned out just fine

Dave McGillivray reflects on all he went through to make the 2014 event come together.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/canvas2--90x90.jpg A selfie at every Boston Marathon mile marker

Dr. Natalie Stavas agreed to document her 26.2-mile journey by taking a photograph next to each mile sign.

The Podium

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/22/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Copy%20(2)%20of%20ryan_bmfinish43_spts.jpg From the BAA: Thank you, Boston

On Marathon Monday, Boston showed the world that it is a shining example of compassion and caring.

Marathon runners raised record $38.4m for charity in 2014

The number was nearly double the $20 million raised in the 2013 race, organizers said.

US runners had plan to help Meb Keflezighi

The Marathon winner’s seven countrymen moderated the pace until he broke away midway through.

On Road Running

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/04/22/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/rathe_marathonwrap_spts01.jpg Meb Keflezighi thankful to represent US

A day after his historic Boston win, Keflezighi reflected on how his life would have been different had he remained in his native Eritrea.