There is no running race with as much tradition as the Boston Marathon, nor any event that celebrates its history as much. That’s
Joan Benoit Samuelson is running the Boston Marathon on the 30th anniversary of her 1983 win.
An all-male sport at the inception of the first running boom, recreational running is now dominated by women.
Boston's oldest running club turns 125.
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There were 10,612 finishers under muggy conditions at 40th edition.
Race founder Joan Benoit Samuelson ran the course with fellow running legends Frank Shorter and Bill Rodgers.
She won the first Olympic gold marathon medal in 1984.
Joan Benoit Samuelson had held the mark.
The invited athletes met with the press on Friday.