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Boston Marathon 2014

26.2 Strong

David Willey | Posted 09.21.2014 | Healthy Living
David Willey

Right about now, all over America, a couple hundred thousand runners are beginning to train for fall-marathon season. But the most meaningful 26.2-miler of the year -- perhaps of the century -- was run on April 21.

A Little Umbrella Went A Long Way For This Boston Marathon Runner With Lupus

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 04.29.2014 | Good News

Just when Jessie Russell was about to give up, her brother sprung into action. The 26-year-old from West Bridgewater, Mass., has been dealing with...

First American Boston Marathon Winner In 31 Years Recounts Obama's Congratulatory Phone Call

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Meb Keflezighi broke a 31-year streak of non-Americans winning the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014, after completing the 26-mile route in his person...

Running Back to Boston

Heather Mayer Irvine | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Mayer Irvine

A weight has been lifted -- one I never knew I was carrying. My legs cry in pain every time I move, but my heart is lighter. The Boston Marathon hurt me last year. But that same great race made me stronger and gave me back my finish line. And with it, a new PR of 3:42:34.

Powerful Photos Of Man Being Carried Toward Finish Line Capture What Boston Marathon Is All About

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.22.2014 | Good News

This year's Boston Marathon is memorable for a few reasons. It's the first race since bombings killed three people and injured 260 more in 2013, a...

LOOK: Marathon Winner Ran With Tribute To Bombing Victims

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.21.2014 | Sports

As the miles added up and his lead dwindled, Meb Keflezighi had two words repeating in his mind: Boston Strong. "At the end, I just kept thinking,...

Obama Congratulates Boston Marathon Winner

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama offered congratulations to the top American finishers at this year's Boston Marathon, praising the athletes for "making America...

American Wins Boston Marathon

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 06.21.2014 | Sports

BOSTON (AP) -- "The Star-Spangled Banner" played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon. One year after a bombi...

PHOTOS: The 118th Boston Marathon Begins

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.21.2014 | Sports

And they're off! The 118th running of the Boston Marathon began when the mobility impaired entrants departed Hopkinton, Mass., at 8:50 a.m. on Mon...

Boston Prepares For Marathon With Festivities And Tight Security

AP | AMY CRAWFORD | Posted 04.20.2014 | Sports

BOSTON (AP) — In many ways, it felt like any other pre-marathon Sunday in Boston. Families celebrated Easter, diners enjoyed the spring weather at ...

Boston Marathon's Muslim Runners To Shatter Stereotypes

Religion News Service | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 04.21.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Ask Jalon Fowler, a 38-year-old IT specialist for John Hancock Financial Services, what advice she would give to two Muslim friends who will eac...

Why This Boston Marathon Survivor Will Be Running Again

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.18.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Cassandra Arsenault isn't letting the terror of last year's Boston Marathon prevent her from running this year. "You have this adrenaline rush thro...

Man Charged With Possessing Hoax Device Near Boston Marathon Finish Line

AP | PHILIP MARCELO | Posted 04.16.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — A man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line late Tuesday, the anniversary of the deadly pressure cooker bombings, ha...

Unattended Backpacks Prompt Evacuation Near Marathon Finish Line

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.16.2014 | Crime

The area near the finish line of the Boston Marathon was evacuated Tuesday night due to unattended backpacks left in the street, TV station WBZ report...

Boston Mayor On This Year's Marathon: 'We're A Little More Alert'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.15.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined HuffPost Live on Monday to discuss the heightened security at this year's Boston Marathon. "We have a lot of safety...

Marathon Strength: An insider's View of the Marathon Bombings, One Year Later

Nancy Rappaport | Posted 06.08.2014 | Impact
Nancy Rappaport

Teachers and school officials are often asked to use our own personal strength in times of crisis, but the Boston Marathon bombings presented us with extraordinary circumstances that unquestionably tested our strength.

Boston Marathon Invites Back Runners

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 05.16.2013 | Sports

BOSTON -- Boston Marathon runners who were stopped on the course when bombs went off at the finish line will have a chance to come back and run again ...

LOOK: The Astounding Surge In Interest In Running The 2014 Boston Marathon

Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living

After the tragic events at this year's Boston Marathon, many runners, walkers, spectators and compassionate supporters around the country -- and the w...

'Good Times Never Seemed So Good'

Christi Guthrie | Posted 06.23.2013 | Good News
Christi Guthrie

So many of us watching the news from Boston last week on our televisions felt as we did on September 11, 2001: stuck waiting for an answer, waiting for some kind of relief.

This Is How The Race To Find A Suspect Unfolded

AP | J.M. HIRSCH | Posted 04.21.2013 | Crime

-- The twin explosions that ripped through the crowd near the finish line of the Boston Marathon triggered a massive manhunt that paralyzed a city. T...

BAA: The 2014 Boston Marathon Will Go On

AP | By JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 06.16.2013 | Sports

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon organizers vowed to continue the race next year, calling the world's oldest and most prestigious annual marathon "a de...