The Boston Marathon is an annual marathon hosted by several cities in greater Boston in eastern Massachusetts, United States. It is always held on Patriots' Day, the third Monday of April. Begun in 1897, the event was inspired by the success of the first marathon competition in the 1896 Summer Olympics. The Boston Marathon is the world's oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world's best-known road racing events. It is one of six World Marathon Majors. Its course runs from Hopkinton in southern Middlesex County to Copley Square in Boston.
Adrianne Haslet was hit by a terrorist's bomb at the finish line of the Boston Marathon in 2013. Nearly six years later, a few blocks from the site of the blast, she was hit by a car. Despite.. CBS News - Published
Unlike other elite marathon runners, the prolific Yuki Kawauchi is not fully professional and still holds down a day job as at a school in Kuki, Japan. All that is about to change in April when he'll..
Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is trying to get his conviction thrown out. Tsarnaev claims that he did not get a fair trial in Boston. Newser reports his attorneys don't deny their client was behind..
According to Reuters, the convicted Boston Marathon bomber is seeking an appeal on his sentencing. Lawyers representing Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked an appellate court to overturn his conviction and death..