Boston also had the most sub-four hour finishers, according to Running USA's annual marathon report.
CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER
When he won two years ago, Desisa was merely a footnote to tragedy; now he can be celebrated.
The Globe’s Shira Springer shares a first-person point of view on the 119th Boston Marathon.
A selection of data from runners wearing Polar GPS devices during the race paints an interesting picture.
John Powers | On road running
Ethiopia is closing the gap on its African neighbors, and the Americans are very much in the chase among top distance runners.
More than 27,000 runners completed the course on Monday, while about 1,300 were treated by medical staff.
The unidentified man’s wife said the attention was fun but that the couple wanted to remain anonymous.
A number of notable people ran this year’s Marathon.
About a million others are expected to cheer their hearts out along the route during the colorful rite of spring in Boston.
A stream of runners filed through the medical tent to seek relief from the frigid weather.
After her victory, McFadden presented her laurel wreath to the family of Martin Richard
The Swiss racer won by more than six minutes over his closest rivals.
The starts were orderly in Hopkinton and the rain mostly held off, until the fourth wave of runners.
Cool Gear International is getting people to do jumping jacks, burpees, push-ups, or planks in order to snag some free gear.
The crowd was significantly smaller than last year, but the women at Wellesley College were still screaming.
After he heard that a runner had picked it up along the race route, Jeff Glaser and his ring were quickly reunited.
Roche made his first visit to Commonwealth Ave. when he was 7. His mother brought him to his first Boston Marathon with a tub of oranges in tow.
Listen and watch as Meb Keflezighi explains the strategy behind his historic victory at the 2014 Boston Marathon.
Elites make sure their bottles are distinctive so that they can grab them while on the run.