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People Are Slamming Adidas For Tone-Deaf Boston Marathon Email

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.18.2017 | Style

Adidas has apologized for a tone-deaf email subject line related to the Boston Marathon. On Tuesday, one day after the Boston Marathon, the brand sen...

ESPN Asked To Use A Photo From The Wrong Sports Fan

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 04.18.2017 | Sports

A New England Patriots football fan hilariously shut down a photo request from ESPN over Twitter on Monday, after the network apparently failed to rea...

Switzer Is '261' And Fearless In Boston

Terry Lyons | Posted 04.18.2017 | Women
Terry Lyons

BOSTON - (April 17, 2017) - The elevator door swung open on the fifth floor of the Sheraton Boston hotel and Kathrine Switzer, age 70, strode down ...

Muslim Woman Runs Boston Marathon To Raise Money For Refugees

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 04.17.2017 | Women

After months of training and fundraising, Rahaf Khatib has crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon. The runner, who was the first Muslim woman ...

Doctors Said This Teen Would Never Run A Marathon. They Were Wrong.

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 04.17.2017 | Sports

It was April 1997 when doctors told Austin Prario’s parents that their newborn son might not live to see his first birthday. Nearly 20 years later, ...

First Woman To Officially Complete Boston Marathon Runs Again 50 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 04.18.2017 | Women

Kathrine Switzer smashed gender barriers 50 years ago when she became the first woman to officially complete the Boston Marathon. But the most iconic ...

Mass Killers Often Begin Their Reign Of Terror At Home

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 03.29.2017 | Women

The pattern has become dismally routine: A man, typically acting alone, commits an act of public violence stunning in its indifference to human life. ...

The Beautiful Reason Why This Muslim Woman Is Running The Boston Marathon

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 02.27.2017 | Women

A post shared by #runlikeahijabi By Rahaf K. (@runlikeahijabi) on Nov 13, 2016 at 10:51am PST For HuffPost’s #LoveTakesAction series, we’re...

The Real Couple In Boston Marathon Bombing Movie To Divorce

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.09.2017 | Entertainment

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman and wife Erin Hurley are divorcing, The Hollywood Reporter reported Wednesday. The split comes as a movie...

Boston Marathon Survivor Is Engaged To Firefighter Who Saved Her Life

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 02.01.2017 | Weddings

Roseann Sdoia, a Boston Marathon bombing survivor, is marrying the firefighter who rescued her on April 15, 2013. Sdoia had been standing by the finis...

We Are Not Safer

Larry Strauss | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics
Larry Strauss

“You are cultured and intelligent, Ivan, and you surely understand that the world is not destroyed by villains and conflagrations, but by hate and m...

The Women Who Are Running To Protest Trump Are Tapping Into History

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.20.2017 | Healthy Living

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s electoral victory, Alison Désir, the founder of a community running organization in New York City called Ha...

Boston Bombing Survivors Say It's Not Too Soon For 'Patriots Day'

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 12.22.2016 | Entertainment

Husband and wife Patrick Downes and Jessica Kensky were standing nearby one of the homemade bombs that went off during the Boston Marathon on April 15...

The Woman Who Helped Prove Females Aren't Too Fragile to Run Competitively

Skirting the Rules | Posted 10.28.2016 | Women
Skirting the Rules

It may seem crazy to think that less than 50 years ago, women were not permitted to officially run the Boston Marathon. All that changed in 1967 when ...

Dare To Be 100: Roadkill At Stanford

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 08.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

As I conjured a term to represent how I felt last Thursday evening after eight hours of general anesthesia and hordes of people beating on my poor hel...

I Wish I Could Run Like a Girl

Dr. Mariappan Jawaharlal | Posted 06.17.2016 | Women
Dr. Mariappan Jawaharlal

You've got to be kidding if you tell me that "run like a girl" is an insult. I wish I could run like a girl.

The FBI 'Missed' Orlando Shooter Omar Mateen. What Should We Do?

Peter Van Buren | Posted 06.16.2016 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

If I had to choose one phrase to sum up America's efforts against terrorism since 9/11, it would be that lay definition of mental illness, doing the same thing over and over expecting different results.

The First Dance

Shalva Gozland | Posted 09.27.2016 | Teen
Shalva Gozland

The day I learned to stand up, I was lying down. The sun cradled me warmly on that blissful April morning. Spring was here, and Adam was finally hom...

On the 50th Anniversary of the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon, the Inspiration is Real

Laura Brindley | Posted 04.20.2017 | Sports
Laura Brindley

This year the Boston Marathon held special meaning for me. As a senior, it's my last chance to cheer in the famous "Scream Tunnel." But this year is also the 50th anniversary of Bobbi Gibb's historic run as the first woman runner, among hundreds of men, in the 1966 Boston Marathon.

The Boston Marathon's Last Place Finisher Is Its Biggest Winner

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 04.19.2016 | Sports

More from 72 year old Fran Drozdz's triumphant finish. #relationshipgoals #franandstanforever @NECN— Elysia Rodriguez (@E...

The Boston Marathon Bombing Took Their Legs, But It Couldn't Keep Them Out Of The Race

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 12.26.2016 | Sports

Three years after a terrorist bombing upended the Boston Marathon, 21 survivors, including several who lost limbs, competed in the annual race on Mond...

8 Moments From The Boston Marathon That Show The Goodness Of People

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 04.19.2016 | Sports

In 2013, people around the country watched on in horror as bombs exploded near the end of the Boston Marathon, injuring 264 civilians. The Boston bomb...

One Marathon, One Movement

Eli Wolff | Posted 04.17.2017 | Impact
Eli Wolff

The Boston marathon is a unifier. It brings people together from all backgrounds and abilities. The Boston Marathon has been a pioneer in promoting an...

She Lost Her Leg In The Boston Bombings. Now, She's Running The Marathon.

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 11.11.2016 | Sports

The ground began to shake. People began to run. And a smothering, thick smoke poured over Boylston Street. Thirty-two-year-old professional ballroom d...

Running Is an Imperfect Sport

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 04.13.2017 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Perfection doesn't exist in the world of running. There are great runners, great venues, great weather, great competitors, and great races. There are no perfect days. The secret to running and racing is acceptance, perseverance and positivity.