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Photos of the 2014 Boston Marathon finish line

The world famous finish line of the Boston Marathon has been installed -- and updated -- for next week's 118th running.

Photos of the 2014 Boston Marathon finish line

The world famous finish line of the Boston Marathon has been installed -- and updated -- for next week's 118th running.

Shalane Flanagan, the 2014 Boston Marathon hometown favorite

Is this the year Shalane Flanagan, a Marblehead, Mass. native, wins the Boston Marathon? She tells '60 Minutes' that she's ready, and why last year's attacks were so personal.

"It's my ultimate dream and goal to win the Boston Marathon. I am 'all-in' with this training."

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'Sports Illustrated' cover honors Boston Strong

This week's Sports Illustrated honors the city of Boston and all those impacted by last year's Boston Marathon attacks with a very "Boston Strong" cover.

'Sports Illustrated' cover honors Boston Strong

This week's Sports Illustrated honors the city of Boston and all those impacted by last year's Boston Marathon attacks with a very "Boston Strong" cover.

'A Brief History of the Boston Marathon'

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"A Brief History of the Boston Marathon," from Runner's World, with illustration by Dan Fuehrer and the text by Scott Douglas. Click-through to see the full graphic. Really surprised to learn the average age of a runner this year is 43.

2014 Boston Marathon Rules for Runners

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Here's what is allowed -- and what is prohibited -- on runners for Monday's 2014 Boston Marathon. (via BAA.org)

Strava 4.0, when one is better than two

The popular fitness app rolled out its biggest update ever on Thursday, combining its two apps into one and rolling out a handful of new social features.

ASICS introduces custom L.A. Marathon GEL-Lyte33™ 3

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"This limited edition GEL-Lyte33™ 3 was custom designed and inspired by the beautiful palm trees that line Sunset BLVD. Weighing only 6.8 oz, this lightweight natural running experience will maximize your performance, whether it is in a race or shopping on Melrose."

The shoe retails for $100.

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Runners Thank World War II Veteran During Race

Runners in the San Jose 408K took time out to honor a 95-year-old WWII serviceman who donned his uniform to watch the race.

Ryan Hall, Abdi Abdirahman to run Boston

Americans Ryan Hall and Abdi Abdirahman have been added to the John Hancock Elite Athlete Team as changes are announced ahead of the 2014 Boston Marathon.

2014 Boston Marathon Security Measures Tightened

The 2014 Boston Marathon will see a host of new policies to increase security. The measures, a response to last year's bombing, are already being enacted by other major races across the country.

Blurred lines: data project shows popular running routes in 22 cities

An age of inexpensive wearable devices that track our every move, and having plenty of places to post that information publicly has resulted in a perfect mix of data that shows where people are...

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Aussie makes Empire State Building Run-Up history

1,576 stairs -- first to the top wins.

2014 Boston Marathon now has an app

Now everyone can run the Boston Marathon ... virtually.

The Man Who Made the Four-Minute-Mile Possible

Chris Chataway, one of the men who paced Roger Bannister to the first sub 4-minute mile in 1954 has died.

Galen Rupp shatters U.S. indoor 5k record

Galen Rupp added to his legendary status Thursday night in Boston when he set a new American indoor 5k record, running a 13:01.26 -- and laying the foundation for what could be a special 2014.

Boston Bombing Victims Continue Road to Recovery

Nine months after the pair of bomb blasts marred the finish of the Boston Marathon, hundreds of those injured continue their odyssey of recovery. Here are a few of their stories.

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Sony Rolls Out New Core Fitness Tracker

Sony prepares to enter the fitness-tracking smartwear market in an absurdly small way with the recently unveiled ultra-tiny Core device.

Study: Switching to Minimalist Running Shoes Risky

A recent Australian study found that switching to minimalist running shoes lead to a higher degree of injury and pain by runners who had never used them prior.

Runners Charity to Aid Newtown Missing $70K

A charity set up to aid the community of Newtown, Conn. in the wake of a deadly school shooting in 2012 has closed after reporting $70,000 in fund gone and its founder disappeared.

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'A Run Around the Sun'

From Hawaii to Miami to London to Paris and countless places in between (though mostly Sacramento), Geoff Butler ran every single day in 2013 -- and then made it into a video.

Meb, Flanagan headline Elite USA Team for Boston

John Hancock Financial announced the Elite USA Team for the 2014 Boston Marathon, featuring Meb Keflezighi, Shalane Flanagan, Desiree Davila Linden and Dathan Ritzenhein, the latter of whom will be making his Boston debut.

Rod Delaney is a runner

I'm a Runner: Rob Delaney

"The comedian named the “Funniest Person on Twitter” by Comedy Central shares his favorite running stories—good, bad, and ugly—and why he can’t take toe shoe-wearers seriously."

Garmin jumps into the fitness-tracking market with the Vivofit

Garmin was long known for being one of the biggest providers of GPS units, but smartphones have done a good job at shrinking its market pretty significantly. At CES, the company announced a new...

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