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The world's oldest runnning marathon, held in April in Boston.

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Boston Marathon: The world's oldest runnning marathon, held in April in Boston.
The Boston Marathon is an annual marathon race hosted by several cities in greater Boston in eastern Massachusetts, United States. It is traditionally 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.


Coronavirus live updates: San Francisco mayor extends stay-at-home order indefinitely; Boston Marathon canceled; Nordstrom closes 16 stores

The House passed a bipartisan bill to make changes to the PPP program. The Boston Marathon was canceled. More COVID-19 news Friday. - Published

Boston Marathon canceled because of COVID-19

boston marathon canceled because of covid-19
The Boston Marathon, originally scheduled to be held in April and then postponed until September because of the COVID-19 pandemic, has now been canceled for the first time in its history, organizers..
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Boston Marathon cancelled for first time in event's 124-year history

The Boston Marathon is cancelled for the first time in its 124-year history because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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Working Out From Home: How reigning Boston Marathon wheelchair champ created international Zoom event

21-year-old Paralympian athlete Daniel Romanchuk was born with spina bifida, in which there is incomplete closing of backbone around the spinal cord. - Published

Lone racer runs along empty Boston Marathon route

A lone runner hit the pavement Monday, completing a half marathon along what would have been the Boston Marathon's official route. Patrick McAdie says running helps him cope with the uncertainties of.. - Published

A Veteran Defender Is Selected for Guantánamo’s 9/11 Trial

David Bruck, described as a pioneer in the community of death penalty defense lawyers, has represented a white supremacist, the Boston Marathon bomber and a woman who drowned her young children. - Published

AP Top Stories March 13 P

Here are the top stories for Friday, March 13th: Trump declares national emergency over coronavirus; Pelosi outlines House bill on coronavirus; Tensions rise after U.S. airstrikes in Iraq; U.S... - Published

Boston Marathon delayed until September as a result of of coronavirus outbreak

The Boston Marathon has been postponed until Sept. 14, 2020 as a result of the global coronavirus pandemic. - Published

Boston Marathon bomber seeks to avoid death penalty

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Thursday will try to persuade a federal appeals court that the death sentence he faces is unfair because it was handed down by a tainted jury.
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Red panda triplets, Paul Simon, miracle house: News from around our 50 states

Boston Marathon bombing memorial completed in Massachusetts, palm pests spreading their lethal damage in Florida, and more - Published

Boston Marathon cheat Ruiz dies aged 66

Rosie Ruiz, the woman who famously crossed the line first at the 1980 Boston Marathon before being disqualified for cheating, has died of cancer at the age of 66.
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Boston Marathon bombing victims' memorial goes up

Four bronze spires that will make up part of a memorial to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings have been put in place near the finish line. The spire will serve as light poles for the memorial.. - Published

Boston Marathon bomber had fair trial despite news deluge, U.S. prosecutors argue in appeal

Prosecutors on Thursday urged a federal appeals court to reject Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's claim that trying his case in a city reeling from an attack that killed three people and..
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Federal prosecutors to fight Boston Marathon bomber's appeal

Prosecutors on Thursday will urge a federal appeals court to uphold Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's conviction and death penalty sentence for helping carry out the 2013 attack, which killed..
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Manhunt, The Pink Panthers, The Cartoonist

Federal investigators tell Scott Pelley the inside story of the Boston Marathon bombing manhunt; Bob Simon reports on a loose group of European thieves dubbed "the Pink Panthers;" New Yorker cartoon..
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