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John Powers

Powers has worked for the Globe since 1973, writing for the Sports, Metro, Sunday, Magazine, and Living sections and sharing the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. He has covered sporting events on five continents and is the author of eight books.

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Marathon notebook

BAA officials hail ‘epic’ Marathon

By John Powers , Globe Staff

Of the 32,408 runners who started, 99 percent finished, while 3,762 runners needed medical attention on the warm day.

On Road Running

Meb Keflezighi thankful to represent US

By John Powers , Globe Staff

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

BAA officials hail ‘epic’ Marathon

By John Powers , Globe Staff

Of the 32,408 runners who started, 99 percent finished, while 3,762 runners needed medical attention on the warm day.

Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon; women’s winner sets course record

By Matt Pepin, John Powers, Michael Whitmer and Michael Vega , Globe Staff

Keflezighi, 38, won the men’s race, while Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo defended her women’s title.