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Seaward qualifies for 2017 Boston Marathon

Western Star - ‎16 hours ago‎
The Corner Brook native, daughter of Sheila and Paul Seaward, qualified for the 2017 Boston Marathon by posting a final clocking of three hours, 26 minutes and 14 seconds at the 2016 Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon in Halifax.

Runners in Lexington attempt to qualify for Boston Marathon

WKYT - ‎May 21, 2016‎
"Runners who come here today, they run their Boston Marathon qualifying time, and Kentucky Ale is going to pay their entry fee for the Boston Marathon next year," Upton said. For Dan Burnett, a veteran of 16 marathons, the Boston Marathon incentive was ...
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Conner, Davidson qualify for Boston Marathon with 1-2 finish in first full Joplin marathon

Joplin Globe - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Conner passed third-place finisher Nathan Sicher of Joplin and Davidson to surpass the Boston Marathon qualification of 3 hours, 5 minute for the 18-34 age group.

The Breakup Marathon

New York Times (blog) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Brian Eastwood was a pretty good runner, but he'd always come up a bit short in trying to reach his goal of qualifying for the Boston Marathon. When he set out to train for the 2015 Vermont City Marathon, though, his 12th try at qualifying, he had ...

Boston makes gift to assist in building park in memory of Marathon Bombing victim

Wicked Local - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced this week the Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation will make a $3 million gift for the park being built along Fort Point Channel in honor of Martin W. Richard, the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon ...

Mesothelioma Loss Inspires Boston Marathon Runner (blog) - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Melanie Cruse ran the grueling Boston Marathon last month with an inspiring breeze at her back, lifting her through each hill she climbed and every stride she took.

Boston Marathon bomber friend to be released from jail

WHDH-TV - ‎May 19, 2016‎
A friend of the Boston Marathon bomber who helped him hide from police will be released from prison. Azamat Tazhayakov was convicted of helping bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev evade capture after bombing the marathon.

First woman to enter and finish Boston Marathon visits Milwaukee

WTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎May 17, 2016‎
As strange as it seems now, there was a time not long ago when women competing in sports was frowned upon. Especially an event as grueling as a marathon. But Kathrine Switzer helped break down those doors in 1967 when she became the first woman to ...

BWW Fitness News: First Woman to Run BOSTON MARATHON, Bobbi Gibb, Returns for B.A.A. 10K, 6/26

Broadway World - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Bobbi Gibb, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, will bring her pioneering spirit to the B.A.A. 10K, presented by Brigham and Women's Hospital, on Sunday, June 26.

Greenfield inmate runs Boston Marathon from inside

The Recorder - ‎May 17, 2016‎
It was here, away from the screaming crowds and festive atmosphere of Copley Square on race day, that Keith Giroux ran his version of the Boston Marathon in 4 hours, 14 minutes. “The first feeling was just this awesome sense of accomplishment,” Giroux ...

At 74, Wright completes Boston Marathon

Bonner County Daily Bee - ‎May 15, 2016‎
Last month, at age 74, the Bonner County resident ran the Boston Marathon and still is basking in the glow of that event. “It took me four years to get to Boston,” said Wright.

911 call that ended Boston Marathon manhunt released

Reuters - ‎May 15, 2016‎
911 call that ended Boston Marathon manhunt released. Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 01:35. Watertown police release the emergency phone call that ended the four day manhunt for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the suspects in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.

On the run: Local runners battle through steamy Boston Marathon

The Daily Progress - ‎May 14, 2016‎
That's a remarkable turnaround from one year to the next and, as a coach, those stats personally hit home. Last year, under much better conditions, 18 of my 26 local athletes, who were in the race, ran either a Boston personal record or an outright ...
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Boston Marathon's wrongly accused bomber on New York Post cover for 'sexual assault'

Daily Mail - ‎May 12, 2016‎
A Massachusetts man who said a newspaper once falsely portrayed him as a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing is accused of sexually assaulting a woman.

Three years after losing a leg in the Boston terror attack, this woman ran the marathon

Business Insider - ‎May 19, 2016‎
When Adrianne Haslet-Davis lost her leg during the Boston terror attack, she wasn't running the Boston Marathon. She wasn't even on the sidelines watching.

Muncy registered nurse competes in Afghanistan version of Boston Marathon

Williamsport Sun-Gazette - ‎May 14, 2016‎
Early on April 16, 350 servicemen and women, coalition forces and civilians began a 26.2-mile marathon around the paved road that encircles Bagram Air Force Base as part of the 2016 Afghanistan Boston Marathon. Muncy resident Helen M. Frye-Lewis was ...
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First McDonald's opens, Boston marathon bomber sentenced: Today in history (photos) - ‎May 15, 2016‎
Puffy, elected by the American Feline Society as "King of All Cats", is shown on his throne autographing his picture for bond buyers in the 7th War Loan Drive, May 15, 1945, at the Zanzibar Cafe in New York.
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Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court upholds convictions in Boston Marathon bombing scam

Washington Times - ‎May 13, 2016‎
BOSTON (AP) - The highest court in Massachusetts has upheld the main convictions of two brothers who tried to scam a compensation fund for Boston Marathon bombing victims out of $2 million. The Supreme Judicial Court in its ruling issued Friday upheld ...