The Boston Marathon is an annual marathon race hosted by several cities in greater Boston in eastern Massachusetts, United States. It is always held on Patriots' Day, the third Monday of April. Begun in 1897, the event was inspired by the success of the first marathon competition in the 1896 Summer Olympics. The Boston Marathon is the world's oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world's best-known road racing events. It is one of six World Marathon Majors. Its course runs from Hopkinton in southern Middlesex County to Copley Square in Boston.
The 123rd running of the Boston Marathon on Monday saw the race’s closest finish since 1988, with no security issues marring the event six years after the deadly Boston marathon bombing. Gavino Garay..
Desiree Linden drank champagne from her running shoe after she won the Boston Marathon in 2018. That victory broke a 33-year losing streak for the US — Linden was the first American woman to win that..
The results from the 123rd Boston Marathon are in and there were some surprise winners this year. Despite high winds and rain, this year's marathon featured a photo finish on the men's side by Lawrence.. CBS News - Published
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The Boston Marathon bombing six years ago today inspired a government-sponsored program that turns bystanders into first responders. It's now being taught at some schools. Stop the Bleed teaches.. CBS News - Published