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.
Boston Bombing Victims Continue Road to Recovery
It has been nine months since the Boston Marathon bombings stunned the nation and forever altered the lives of those who were injured in the blasts at the race's finish line. Here are a few of those survivors' stories.
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Boston Marathon Bombing 2013's Most Tweeted Event
The social media reaction to the bombings at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon was among the largest all year.
Runners Preparing for the Second 'One Run For Boston'
Hundreds of runners are gearing up for a four-week, coast-to-coast relay race to honor three people killed in the Boston Marathon bombings and raise money for 260 people wounded when twin explosions went off near the finish line of the world's oldest marathon. Organizers are pushing to raise $1 million from this year's One Run for Boston, which is scheduled to finish a week before the storied Boston Marathon and two days before the anniversary of the explosions. The money will go to The One Fund, a charity established to help those who were injured or significantly affected by the bombings.
Boston Marathon victims fund continues to grow
The nonprofit group formed following the Boston Marathon bombings last April, One Fund Boston, has collected more than $12 million as donors continue to contribute to help victims of the incident. The Boston Globe reports that in the first three months the fund collected and dispersed $61 million in donation. More than 230 people who were injured or relatives of those who died have recieved the funds. Yet donations have continued to come in and the charity is looking at new ways to dispurse the funds.
Boston Marathon victim proposes to nurse he met in hospital
James "Bim" Costello, who was injured in the bombing last April, posted on his Facebook page that he was engaged to Krista D’Agostino, a nurse he met while he was recovering from his injuries. Costello suffered serious burns, requiring pig skin grafts on most of his right arm and right leg.
MLS Player Honored for Boston Marathon Response
Major League Soccer's Matt Reis was named the 2013 MLS WORKS Humanitarian of the Year for his actions to save the life of his father-in-law, John Odom, grievously injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
Demand for 2014 Boston Marathon Benefits Charities
With the interest in running the 2014 Boston Marathon at an all time high, the charities are seeing an increased demand for their 3,000 slots in the race.
Boston Marathon Invites Those Impacted by Bombings
The Boston Athletic Association is inviting those affected by the bombings of the 2013 race to run in next year's marathon.
World Series runs means help for bombing victims
Nike Running and the World Series have teamed up to help victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.
Runners invited back for 2014 Boston Marathon
The runners who were unable to finish the Boston Marathon in 2013 have officially been invited back for the 2014 race.
Running community helps raise money for One Fund
The One Fund Boston has surpassed $20 million in its first week, and a big reason why is the resilient running community.
Moment of Silence at 2:50 p.m. ET on Monday Afternoon
"Mayor Thomas M. Menino, Governor Deval L. Patrick, and One Fund Boston are calling upon Boston and all communities across the Commonwealth to join together in a Moment of Silence on Monday afterno...Boston Marathon Facebook page
'Bet on it!'
"And this time next year, on the third Monday in April, the world will return to this great American city to run harder than ever, to cheer even louder for the 118th Boston Marathon. Bet on it!"President Obama
Hope emerges in form of runs to remember
Runners all around the country are organizing "runs to remember" as a way to honor the victims of Monday's senseless tragedy at the Boston Marathon.
So Boston sank to grief
Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, ...--Robert Frost, "Nothing Gold Can Stay" All running races must sink. The anticipation morphs into a memory; the roads re-open to ...So Boston sank to grief
'Boston is strong. Boston is resilient.'
Boston is strong. Boston is resilient. Boston is our home. And Boston has made us enormously proud in the past 24 hours. The Boston Marathon is a deeply held tradition – an integral part of the fab...Statement from Thomas Grilk, Exe...
My Response? Lace up
Beyond supporting CAF, what is it I can actually do? I can’t find the perps. I can’t fight a war. I can’t change geopolitics, or gun politics, or religious mania, or whatever it is that is behind t...Slowtwitch
Daily Win: Just keep running
In the wake of the horrific Boston Marathon explosions in the city's Copley Square, Dan Rubenstein looks at how universal a sport running is and one shining bright spot from a dark Monday.
Reports of Marathon Runners that crossed finish line and continued to run to Mass General Hospital to give blood to victims #PrayforBoston— NBC Sports Network (@NBCSN) April 15, 2013
Explosions at Boston Marathon finish line
The Boston Marathon turned deadly and terrifying Monday afternoon when two blasts rocked the finish line of the race.
Lelisa Desisa wins 117th Boston Marathon
Lelisa Desisa, a pre-race favorite, pulled away late to win the 2013 Boston Marathon.
Rita Jeptoo runs away in women's race
Kenya's Rita Jeptoo wins the 2013 Boston Marathon, her second career victory at the iconic race.
Dickson Chumba leads men's race at halfway mark
At the halfway mark of the men's race in the 2013 Boston Marathon, Kenya's Dickson Chumba had the lead.
Yolanda Caballero leading women at halfway mark
Yolanda Caballero is in the lead and pulling away from the field in the women's race at the halfway mark.
Who to watch at the 2013 Boston Marathon
Here's who to watch at Monday's 2013 Boston Marathon, where a pair of American women are looking to win the world's most iconic race.
The 26.2 miles from Hopkinton to Boston
A look at the 26.2-mile, point-to-point course that runners will follow in Monday's 2013 Boston Marathon.
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