The Daily Free Press reports on the final planting of memorial bulbs in Kenmore Square on Saturday.
The BAA is inviting 5,633 runners who were unable to cross the finish line at this year's marathon back to run in the 2014 Boston Marathon next year.
In a press release today, they listed the eligibility as having at least crossed the half-marathon checkpoint when the race was stopped at 2:50 PM. They do not yet know what the total size of next... Read more
Video by Douglas Bennett of the events following the terror attack at the Boston Marathon.
The Huntington News reports 13 racers will be dressed like hamburgers - and raising money for a charity sponsored by the local B.Good burger chain.
Ari Alexinberg did the video. Also see the last five miles of the race via Google Earth.
While she is grateful and thankful for the interest and efforts taken by the Boston Police Department to locate her in an effort to better understand the extent of her injuries, she reports feeling fine and has respectfully declined seeking or... Read more
Boston Police report they are looking for a runner they say was smashed into by a guy who wanted to run alongside a pal in Cleveland Circle, to aid them in their case against him.
Police say officers watched the guy jump over metal barriers on Chestnut Hill Avenue near Englewood Avenue around 2:20 p.m., then "violently" knock the runner down "in an effort to... Read more
Apparently that's news to the MBTA management, based on the latest T alert:
Green Line experiencing 15-20 min delays on all lines between North Station & Kenmore stations due to increased ridership for the Boston Marathon & Red Sox game. Please allow extra time for commute. 18/2011 11:26 AM
Michael Schlow (yes, that Michael Schlow) is none too happy with how long the streets along Boylston are blocked off. In two tweets tonight, he writes:
Boston Marathon Monday, you'd think we'd showcase the beauty here instead of all the barricades ... looks like martial law has been imposed.
So utterly stupid. ... no valet allowed, barricades everywhere, streets are empty ... the marathon... Read more
Meg Reilly ponders the changes, announced yesterday, to the Boston Marathon's registration: Qualifying times are now almost 6 minutes faster; she wonders at what point do hometown runners get shut out completely of the local race.
Why is that the name and photo of the first NON-ELITE runner (i.e. ordinary person who doesn't run for a living) who crosses the finish line has NEVER been featured in the media?