Flanagan is returning to the track—as an underdog this time.
See how the top Americans are feeling just a couple days out.
The gritty 31-year-old is back to see if she can improve upon her 2011 runner-up finish.
Like many a Boston Marathon finisher, Shalane Flanagan was having a hard time taking the stairs after last year’s race. Growing up nearby
How does Shalane Flanagan deal with the reality that the playing field may not be level?
A look at Shalane Flanagan's lengthy photo shoot with Competitor for the April cover.
What is Shalane Flanagan's strategy heading into the Boston Marathon?
She's focused on 2015, but the Boston Marathon has been a big part of Shalane Flanagan's life since childhood.
The pair leads a strong contingent of runners that will compete in the race's 119th edition on April 20.