The summer wasn't nearly as explosive as many anticipated, but Boston is still on an upward trend. Paul Flannery and Tom Ziller are discussing every single NBA team in this Flanns and Zillz marathon leading up to the 2015-16 season. Click here for past editions. FLANNERY: The Celtics didn't make the big splash this summer. Show More Summary
For the 2016 Boston Marathon, you didn't just need a Boston Qualifying (BQ) time, you needed to beat it by 2 minutes and 28 seconds. In the three years that this historic race has used their time-based registration process that allows...Show More Summary
Eliud Kipchoge won the Berlin Marathon on Saturday. You probably didn't know this if you're American. That's fine; marathons don't make for great spectating, and the Boston Marathon is the only race that really becomes part of the national conversation stateside But you're going to want to hear just how Kipchoge won the Berlin Marathon. Show More Summary
A woman who had her leg amputated after the 2013 bombing talks about the importance of patient care.
Eight-year-old Martin Richard, the youngest victim of the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings has been immortalized in the form a bronze statue. According to ABC News, a life-size bronze statue of Martin has was unveiled at the Bridgewater State University on Saturday morning. Show More Summary
I am so excited – I need to share this! 261 Fearless is an organization founded by Kathrine Switzer. She was the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, in 1967, when the race director tried to pull her off the course and take her bib number declaring that it was a men’s only race. … Read More The post I am a 261 Fearless Ambassador appeared first on Will Run For Miles.
The 2016 Boston Marathon is now open for registrations from all qualifiers! Find out what you need to know and where to go from here. The post The 2016 Boston Marathon Registration Opens To All Qualifiers Today! appeared first on Running with Miles.
Find out about the posts of the week, including how Hyatt went way above and beyond, new Amex Offers, getting 22 award flights with 1 card, and much more! The post How Hyatt Went Way Above And Beyond, New Amex Offers, Getting 22 Award Flights With One Card, Boston Marathon Tips, & More! appeared first on Running with Miles.
This is an exciting time for thousands of runners – Boston Marathon registration period! It is going on now and will roll out to more qualifiers next week. If you have qualified, you will be looking for your travel to the 2016 Boston Marathon. Show More Summary
BOSTON (AP) -- One of the most enduring images in the aftermath of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing was a photo of young victim Martin Richard holding a sign that said, "No more hurting people. Peace." It's a message that the foundation named for Martin, along with toy maker Hasbro Inc. Show More Summary
The 2016 Boston Marathon registration is now open for registrations, but only for runners who had beaten their qualifying times by at least 20 minutes. For those who “slower” qualifying times, entry dates will begin rolling out starting tomorrow, September 16. Show More Summary
From a tragic event, a family has created a mission for peace and kindness. Bill and Denise Richard, the parents of 8-year-old Martin Richard, who was killed in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, announced a campaign that spreads their son’s message of peace, in a statement published on Time.com on Monday. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Sunday that the United States has to be careful about letting Syrian refugees into the country because some might be like the terrorists behind the Boston Marathon bombing. "I...Show More Summary
A few space firsts, from Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Attack of the Factoids. First person to run the Boston Marathon while in space: NASA astronaut Sunita Williams aboard the International Space Station. She was an official participant, even though she ran on a treadmill. Show More Summary
Just a quick reminder for those of you who worked your butts off to get a "BQ" (Boston Qualifying time) this year - the rolling registration process for the 2016 Boston Marathon begins next Monday, Sept 14th. Mark your calendars!For those who don't recall, here's how it works. Show More Summary
Bostonians in the aftermath of the Marathon bombing like to remind themselves that Boston is strong. A similar sentiment was echoed hundreds of miles to the south in New Orleans on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Its slogan is "Resilient New Orleans". Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Famous people don't often get involved with Medicare payment policy, but a Boston Marathon bombing survivor and a former U.S. senator who lost a leg in wartime service have joined an industry campaign to block new requirements for artificial legs and feet. [...]Show More Summary
During the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, jurors saw and heard heartbreaking testimony about the final moments of 8-year-old Martin Richard, the youngest person killed in the Boston Marathon bombing. What they didn't hear about was the fact that Martin's parents didn't want Tsarnaev to get the death penalty, and the...
A juror in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev says he probably would not have voted for the death penalty had he known that the families of some victims preferred a life sentence.
A juror in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said he might have opposed sentencing the convicted Boston Marathon bomber to death had he known that the family of the youngest victim in the attack wanted to spare the defendant's life.