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David Ortiz spotted with 2013 Boston Marathon finisher's medal in Red Sox dugout - ‎4 hours ago‎
David Ortiz didn't step up to home plate at Sunday's Red Sox game, but he did spend the afternoon supporting the team - and wearing a 2013 Boston Marathon finisher's medal - in the dugout. ''A friend of mine that ran the Marathon gave it to me ...

Runner's World Classic attracts Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Baumann to North Andover

Wicked Local - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
One of the great joys of being Dave McGillivray's friend is that whenever you get a call from him, you know something extraordinary is in the works.

Former Boston Marathon Winner Speaking At Ridgefield Library

Bridgeport Daily Voice - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
At the 1966 Boston Marathon, Roberta Gibb hid behind a forsythia bush, worried that police might arrest her. The next year at Boston, Kathrine Switzer was assaulted mid-race by a furious race organizer.

Tyler Babinec qualifies for 2017 Boston Marathon - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Even though the next edition of the Boston Marathon is nearly a year away, a local runner has already added his name to the list for the historic event.
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Jeff Bauman Finishes 1st Road Race Since Boston Marathon Bombings

CBS Local - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
NORTH ANDOVER (CBS) - There were applause and tears Saturday as survivor Jeff Bauman finished his first road race since losing both legs in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Bauman participated in the Runner's World Classic Celebrity Mile at ...

Hanover resident named Walk Hero for the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk

Wicked Local - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
Alison “Ali” Light, 5, of Hanover, has been named a Walk Hero for the 2016 Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai.

Local mother describes watching daughter run during Boston Marathon bombings

WDAM-TV - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -. “She was excited about running the Boston Marathon, and we were proud for her.” Three years ago, Beverly Clark said she took the day off work so she could watch her daughter Terri cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon.

Legendary Boston Marathon Winner Burfoot Making Stop In Ridgefield

Putnam Daily Voice - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Marathon runner and editor Amby Burfoot will read from his book "First Ladies of Running: 22 Inspiring Profiles Of The Rebels, Rule-Breakers, And Visionaries Who Changed The Sport Forever" on July 25, from 7-8:30 p.m.

Marathon bombing survivor reaches lofty goal

The Boston Globe - ‎2 hours ago‎
Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet-Davis added an impressive item to her list of accomplishments over the weekend, climbing Ecuador's third highest mountain to help raise awareness to the unequal distribution of prosthetic care around the ...

Healthy Woman dinner features Boston marathon bombing survivor

Crestview News Bulletin - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
CRESTVIEW - The annual North Okaloosa Medical Center Healthy Woman dinner will feature a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing.

Howard Cloth, 74, taking part in Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk

Wicked Local Lexington - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
On Sept. 25, Lexington resident Howard Cloth will walk in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk, right around his 75th birthday.
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Boston bombing survivor Jeff Bauman finishes first race since the attack, pushes hero's wheelchair - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Jeff Bauman, walking on a pair of prosthetic legs, finished his first race since the Boston Marathon bombing by helping to push his friend and rescuer's wheelchair to the finish line, the Boston Herald reported.
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Boy has new prosthetic feet thanks to Boston Marathon bombing survivor - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
When 5-year-old Jude Hill lost his feet two years ago in a lawn mowing accident, his family fretted over the cost of the prosthetics that would enable him to run again.

Self competes in Boston Marathon

Elk Valley Times - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Fayetteville attorney, Randall Self, was among approximately 28,000 individuals participating in the 120th running of the Boston Marathon. The event, organized by the Boston Athletic Association, took place on April 18. The Marathon ran along the same ...

Belleville Main Street Marathon certified as Boston qualifier

Belleville News-Democrat - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Some of the 24,000-or-so runners who will qualify for next spring's 121st running of the Boston Marathon could do so on Main Street in Belleville.

Lawyer: Man linked to Boston blasts has 'low self-esteem'

Boston Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
The lawyer for the last man to be sentenced in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings says Merhawi “Howie” Berhe - who provided a gun eventually used to kill an MIT police officer - is afflicted with “terribly low self-esteem.

Boston Billy” heading back to the Bridge

The Recorder - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Rodgers, known as “Boston Billy,” competed in the 1976 Montreal Olympics, finishing 40th in the marathon, but may be best known for winning both the Boston Marathon and New York City Marathon four times each between 1975 and 1980. In 1977, he also ...

Sopravvive alla Maratona di Boston, ritorna e varca il traguardo

La Gazzetta dello Sport - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Quella di Jeff Bauman non è una storia come le altre, è la storia di un sopravvissuto, di un uomo a cui le bombe della maratona di Boston han portato via entrambe le gambe, ma non la voglia di vivere, men che meno quella di combattere.
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Boston Takes Step to Elevate Citgo Sign From LED Beacon to Landmark

New York Times - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
“I think of it as a symbol of the Red Sox,” the elder Mr. Ball said. The sign has inculcated itself into the consciousness of this sports-crazed city because it is close to both Fenway Park and the finish line of the Boston Marathon. What is more, it ...

Eckerson: Fast new marathons for that elusive BQ or time goal

Foster's Daily Democrat - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
The Boston Athletic Association announced that registration for the 2017 Boston Marathon will open on Sept. 12 using the same process as it has used in recent years allowing fastest qualifiers to register first.