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Shira Springer

Springer is an investigative and enterprise reporter for the Sports section. She covers a wide range of subjects, including local professional teams, sports business, and the Olympics. Prior to her current role, she served as Celtics beat writer. Her journalism career started at the Globe in 1997.

Latest stories

Shira Springer

A runner’s view: An uncomfortable, yet memorable Boston Marathon

By , Globe Staff

The Globe’s Shira Springer shares a first-person point of view on the 119th Boston Marathon.

Water bottles are performance art for the Marathon

By , Globe Staff

Elites make sure their bottles are distinctive so that they can grab them while on the run.

Every second counts when qualifying for Boston Marathon

By , Globe Staff

The overall popularity of marathons, plus the prestige of Boston, equals too many entries for the more than 24,000 total qualifier spots available.

Jeptoo scandal angers, frustrates clean marathon competitors

By , Globe Staff

Some female elites believe Rita Jeptoo’s two-year suspension from competition doesn’t go far enough.