Boston Marathon News
ANALYSIS: What the Manchester and London attacks mean for the US
Two cells of terrorists have rocked the United Kingdom, striking in the heart of its two greatest cities. As Americans look on in horror, with sympathy for our British allies, we wonder what lessons we should be taking so that we might avoid such events here. I see six relevant points. First, some
Course mishap forces runners to go extra half-mile, dashing some Boston Marathon hopes
Some marathon runners went the extra half-mile unbeknownst to them after a race guide mistakenly sent them down a wrong turn that led to a dead end, costing some their shot at qualifying for the Boston Marathon . At the Shipyard Maine Coast Marathon in Biddeford and Kennebunk on Sunday, a race
Race error tacks on extra half-mile for marathon runners
Some runners at the Shipyard Maine Coast Marathon in Biddeford and Kennebunk on Sunday ran an extra half-mile after a race guide stationed nearly 12 miles into the race errantly sent runners to a right turn down a dead end street.
Army Nat'l Guard vet carries woman across Boston Marathon finish line
U.S. Army National Guard veteran, who lost his leg when his vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan, carries his friend across the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
Veteran who lost leg in Afghanistan carries friend across Boston Marathon finish line
Inspiring footage of an army veteran with a prosthetic leg carrying his friend over the Boston Marathon finish line was captured during Monday's race. "My goal was to do it in six-and-a-half, seven hours," Earl Granville told ABC News today. "We were 50 feet away and I told Andi, 'I'm going to
Veteran who lost leg in Afghanistan carries woman across Boston Marathon finish line
Earl Granville was photographed carrying a female runner, who was holding an American flag.
The 121st Boston Marathon included the first woman to officially run the race 50 years ago
In 1967, Katherine Switzer registered using her initials to hide her gender because the race was an all-male event.
First woman to officially run Boston Marathon finishes race again at 70
Fifty years after becoming the first woman to officially finish the Boston Marathon , Kathrine Switzer has done it again. "I'm exhilarated," she told ABC News after finishing the 26.2-mile race on Monday. "All the way along the route, people had heard my story, saw my bib, and they were holding
Prince Harry says he 'shut down' his emotions after his mother's death
Prince Harry admitted in a podcast Sunday that he sought mental health counseling after his mother's death because he was unable to cope. Prince Harry told the U.K. Telegraph's Bryon Gordon that he "shut down all [his] emotions” for almost two decades due to the grief over the death of his mother,
Meet the 2 wounded veterans running the Boston and London marathons tethered together
Among the thousands of runners chasing their dreams Monday at the 2017 Boston Marathon will be two men who are literally running together. Ivan Castro, 49, a U.S. military veteran who was blinded in both eyes in 2006 during combat operations in Iraq , will be connected by a tether line during the