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Running for Good
  By now, the phrase “Boston Strong” is a powerful reminder not only of marathon runners’ incredible drive and dedication, but of community and hope in the face of adversity. Dave Span
The Long Run
 On April 18, the 120th Boston Marathon yet again gives the area’s enthusiastic running fans the opportunity to cheer on an international field of elite and amateur harriers as they battle the
To Your Health
  A tradition of Boston Marathon weekend that continues for its 38th year, the John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo—packed with more than 200 vendors showcasing the latest athletic, heal
The Long Run
 above photo: fayfoto/boston From Hopkinton to Boston’s Copley Square, the 26.2 mile course of the Boston Marathon (refer to listing, page 15) has become iconic. Runners and spectators fro
Dine Near the Marathon Finish Line

Dash & Dine

Whether you’ve just run 26.2 miles or you’re only there to cheer on your favorite runner, if you’re near the marathon route on Marathon Monday, you’re bound to get hungry—or thirsty. Here are a few places to feed your appetite in Boston without missing any of the action.
JP and Paul Norden: Twice as Strong

Bond of Brothers

 Brothers JP and Paul Norden were cheering on a friend at last year’s Boston Marathon when the bombs went off. Standing directly beside the blast, the brothers—and Paul’s girlfriend Jacqui—were severely injured. Both JP and Paul ended up losing part of their right legs.
Kim and Dic Donohue adjust to the new normal

Road to Recovery

 On Marathon Monday in 2013, Richard “Dic” Donohue was just another man in uniform, working as a transit police officer for the city of Boston. One year later, he’s become a symbol of survival after being struck during a shoot-out in Watertown between police and Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Peek at the Past: Boston Marathon
 The Boston Marathon began its trek through the streets of the city in 1897, making it the oldest annual marathon in the world. Though the race originally started in Ashland, in 1925, it was moved to the corner of Ash Street and East Main Street in Hopkinton in order to conform to new Olympic standards set by Queen Alexandria and King Edward VII.

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