Boston Marathon women’s champ Rita Jeptoo failed drug test

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The Kenyan runner passed her tests at Boston, but tested positive for a banned substance in an out-of-competition test, her agent confirmed.

Registration for 2015 Boston Marathon closed

The maximum field size for qualified runners has been reached, the BAA announced.

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.

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

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Boston hoping to draw top runners to city

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

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.