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#Boston Marathon

# boston-marathon - Saturday 14 March, 2020

September date set for postponed Boston Marathon
# Pushed Back
From The42
# Pushed Back

September date set for postponed Boston Marathon

Mar 14th 2020, 5:23 PM 3,635 Views 0 Comments

The Boston event follows London in rescheduling the landmark race until after summer.

# boston-marathon - Monday 15 April, 2019

26.2 miles later, the 2019 Boston Marathon was decided on the finish line
# Sprint Finish
From The42
# Sprint Finish

26.2 miles later, the 2019 Boston Marathon was decided on the finish line

Apr 15th 2019, 7:40 PM 9,015 Views 0 Comments

Insane stuff.

Fionnuala McCormack finishes 11th with PB in Boston six months after giving birth
# Marathon Master
From The42
# Marathon Master

Fionnuala McCormack finishes 11th with PB in Boston six months after giving birth

Apr 15th 2019, 5:49 PM 4,801 Views 4 Comments

It was the 34-year-old’s first marathon since Rio 2016, and she just missed out on Tokyo 2020 qualification.

# boston-marathon - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Desiree Linden waited for a racer to use the loo during the Boston marathon and still won by 4 minutes
# Pit-stop
From The42
# Pit-stop

Desiree Linden waited for a racer to use the loo during the Boston marathon and still won by 4 minutes

Apr 17th 2018, 8:28 PM 48,720 Views 20 Comments

She is the first American woman to win the race in 33 years.

# boston-marathon - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Adidas sorry for email praising those who 'survived' Boston Marathon
# Apology
# Apology

Adidas sorry for email praising those who 'survived' Boston Marathon

Apr 19th 2017, 7:49 AM 19,455 Views 42 Comments

On social media, customers quickly reminded the company about the real survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

# boston-marathon - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

First woman to ever compete in Boston Marathon runs again 50 years later
# Marathon Woman
# Marathon Woman

First woman to ever compete in Boston Marathon runs again 50 years later

Apr 18th 2017, 12:10 PM 26,045 Views 25 Comments

Kathrine Switzer donned bib number 261, the same number she wore when she entered the all-male race 50 years ago.

# boston-marathon - Monday 25 July, 2016

Woman who lost leg in Boston Marathon bombing climbs 19,000ft mountain
# Volcan Cayambe
# Volcan Cayambe

Woman who lost leg in Boston Marathon bombing climbs 19,000ft mountain

Jul 25th 2016, 9:33 PM 11,965 Views 8 Comments

The professional ballroom dancer lost a leg in the 2013 attacks.

# boston-marathon - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Tsarnaev broke down as family said he was a gentle child who cried watching The Lion King
# Trial
# Trial

Tsarnaev broke down as family said he was a gentle child who cried watching The Lion King

May 5th 2015, 7:50 AM 20,840 Views 32 Comments

Five family members who took to the stand yesterday.

# boston-marathon - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Prosecutors use photo of Boston bomber giving the finger to push for death penalty
# Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
# Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Prosecutors use photo of Boston bomber giving the finger to push for death penalty

Apr 22nd 2015, 8:33 PM 35,360 Views 94 Comments

One prosecutor says it shows Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as “unconcerned, unrepentant, and unchanged.”

# boston-marathon - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Runner with muscle wasting disease finishes marathon after 20 hours
# Finish Line
# Finish Line

Runner with muscle wasting disease finishes marathon after 20 hours

Apr 21st 2015, 9:31 PM 18,292 Views 12 Comments

He said he completed the marathon – his fourth – to show that love is stronger than death.

# boston-marathon - Friday 17 April, 2015

A marathon 'winner' has been disqualified for not running the entire course
# Cheat
From The42
# Cheat

A marathon 'winner' has been disqualified for not running the entire course

Apr 17th 2015, 1:21 PM 7,917 Views 0 Comments

Kendall Schler cheated to win the St Louis Marathon.

# boston-marathon - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Boston bombing trial: 'He wanted to terrorise this country, he wanted to punish America'
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

Boston bombing trial: 'He wanted to terrorise this country, he wanted to punish America'

Apr 7th 2015, 8:03 AM 5,908 Views 35 Comments

The 21-year-old American is accused of carrying out the attacks that killed three people and wounded 264.

# boston-marathon - Monday 21 April, 2014

Boston Strong: 36,000 run emotional Boston Marathon
# Boston Strong
# Boston Strong

Boston Strong: 36,000 run emotional Boston Marathon

Apr 21st 2014, 6:43 PM 16,091 Views 5 Comments

Meb Keflezighi, who gave the Boston fans their first American men’s champ in more than three decades, wore the names of four victims on his running bib.

Runners reclaim Boston Marathon one year after attacks
# Anniversary
From The42
# Anniversary

Runners reclaim Boston Marathon one year after attacks

Apr 21st 2014, 4:23 PM 2,165 Views 0 Comments

36,000 competitors took part.

One year on, runners head to the starting line of the Boston Marathon
# Boston Strong
# Boston Strong

One year on, runners head to the starting line of the Boston Marathon

Apr 21st 2014, 1:39 PM 7,068 Views 10 Comments

About 36,000 runners have registered for the race — the second-largest field in its history.

# boston-marathon - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Unfinished business for one Boston Marathon competitor
# Anniversary
From The42
# Anniversary

Unfinished business for one Boston Marathon competitor

Apr 17th 2014, 10:01 PM 4,492 Views 1 Comment

But amputee Jeff Glasbrenner is coming back this year.

# boston-marathon - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Boston to mark one year since marathon bombings
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Boston to mark one year since marathon bombings

Apr 15th 2014, 7:20 AM 4,617 Views 9 Comments

The ceremonies will take place at the scene of the bombings on Boylston Street.

# boston-marathon - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Boston Marathon bans bags as part of ramped-up security plan
# Boston Strong
From The42
# Boston Strong

Boston Marathon bans bags as part of ramped-up security plan

Feb 27th 2014, 10:51 AM 5,551 Views 8 Comments

Irish runners travelling to the famous race will need to know the new stringent rules.

# boston-marathon - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

The story behind Sports Illustrated’s brilliant Red Sox cover
# Cover Story
From The42
# Cover Story

The story behind Sports Illustrated’s brilliant Red Sox cover

Nov 6th 2013, 3:00 PM 15,022 Views 9 Comments

The Boston Police Department and MVP David Ortiz join together after the World Series win that lifted a city.

# boston-marathon - Monday 4 November, 2013

Woman who dressed as Boston Marathon victim faces job loss and death threats
# Costume
From The Daily Edge
# Costume

Woman who dressed as Boston Marathon victim faces job loss and death threats

Nov 4th 2013, 12:39 PM 11,007 Views 6 Comments

The 22-year-old has received rape and death threats online

# boston-marathon - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

New images of the bloodied Boston Marathon bombing suspect's capture
# Tamerlan Tsarnaev
# Tamerlan Tsarnaev

New images of the bloodied Boston Marathon bombing suspect's capture

Aug 28th 2013, 11:09 AM 17,967 Views 29 Comments

A Boston police officer released the photos as he was angry about a Rolling Stone magazine cover he felt glamorised the suspect.

# boston-marathon - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Boston bombing suspect had multiple gunshot wounds and fractured skull
# Boston Marathon Bombing
# Boston Marathon Bombing

Boston bombing suspect had multiple gunshot wounds and fractured skull

Aug 20th 2013, 5:07 PM 11,877 Views 117 Comments

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had been shot in the face and also had a fractured skull a doctor found after he gave himself up to police following a stand-off in a Boston suburb in April.

# boston-marathon - Friday 19 July, 2013

Police officer leaks images to 'show real Boston bomber'
# Boston
# Boston

Police officer leaks images to 'show real Boston bomber'

Jul 19th 2013, 8:43 AM 18,103 Views 63 Comments

The photos show the teenager emerge from his hiding place, bloodied and with a sniper’s target on his forehead.

# boston-marathon - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Rolling Stone defends putting Boston bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on cover
# Criticism
# Criticism

Rolling Stone defends putting Boston bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on cover

Jul 17th 2013, 9:52 PM 29,263 Views 128 Comments

The cover has been criticised online for ‘making a celebrity’ out of the bombing suspect.

# boston-marathon - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Boston bomber arrives in court under heavy guard
# Dzhokar Tsarnaev
# Dzhokar Tsarnaev

Boston bomber arrives in court under heavy guard

Jul 10th 2013, 6:18 PM 5,952 Views 68 Comments

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is in court for the first time since the April bombing that killed three people and wounded more than 260.

# boston-marathon - Friday 24 May, 2013

Court hearing postponed for Boston bomb suspect
# Boston Bombing
# Boston Bombing

Court hearing postponed for Boston bomb suspect

May 24th 2013, 7:41 PM 6,925 Views 14 Comments

Both defence and prosecution attorneys have petitioned the court to postpone the hearing so that that they could have more time to prepare.

# boston-marathon - Monday 20 May, 2013

Enda Kenny to receive honorary doctorate from Boston College today
# Doctor Enda
# Doctor Enda

Enda Kenny to receive honorary doctorate from Boston College today

May 20th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,212 Views 48 Comments

On the third day of a trip to Boston, the Taoiseach will also attend a trade breakfast promoting Ireland as an investment location.

# boston-marathon - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Boston suspect wrote note before he was captured - report
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

Boston suspect wrote note before he was captured - report

May 16th 2013, 6:16 PM 16,477 Views 57 Comments

The note reportedly refers to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing as ‘collateral damage’ for US action in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Boston Marathon invites stopped runners back
# Boston Marathon
From The42
# Boston Marathon

Boston Marathon invites stopped runners back

May 16th 2013, 5:17 PM 3,985 Views 0 Comments

The invitation applies to more than 5,000 people who were stopped on the course when the race was shut down at 2:50 p.m.

# boston-marathon - Monday 13 May, 2013

New Orleans: 19 confirmed injured following parade shooting
# New Orleans
# New Orleans

New Orleans: 19 confirmed injured following parade shooting

May 13th 2013, 8:57 AM 9,364 Views 28 Comments

Unknown gunmen opened fire during an early afternoon parade in New Orleans yesterday, injuring 17 adults and two 10-year-olds.

# boston-marathon - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Boston police chief: We never got the warning about the Tsarnaevs
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

Boston police chief: We never got the warning about the Tsarnaevs

May 9th 2013, 10:19 PM 12,860 Views 37 Comments

Russian authorities had alerted the FBI in 2011 about a possible threat from Tamerlan Tsarnaev – but Boston police were never told.

# boston-marathon - Friday 3 May, 2013

Family claims body of dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect
# Boston
# Boston

Family claims body of dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect

May 3rd 2013, 8:27 AM 9,661 Views 5 Comments

A funeral home retained by the Tsarnaev family has collected the remains of 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

# boston-marathon - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

EBay monitoring listings of Boston Marathon medals
# Boston Marathon
From The42
# Boston Marathon

EBay monitoring listings of Boston Marathon medals

May 1st 2013, 7:05 PM 14,259 Views 7 Comments

The auction site says they’re determined to make sure no-one makes a profit from the bombings.

Three more arrested in Boston Marathon investigation
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

Three more arrested in Boston Marathon investigation

May 1st 2013, 4:49 PM 13,839 Views 46 Comments

The Boston Police Department assured the public there was no threat or risk to its safety.

# boston-marathon - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Boston bombing suspect had links to slain Islamists
# Islamists
# Islamists

Boston bombing suspect had links to slain Islamists

Apr 30th 2013, 9:35 AM 8,122 Views 41 Comments

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed during his capture, was known to have been in contact with a Dagestan militants.

# boston-marathon - Monday 29 April, 2013

Mother of Boston Marathon suspects insists: 'My sons are innocent'
# Boston
# Boston

Mother of Boston Marathon suspects insists: 'My sons are innocent'

Apr 29th 2013, 3:10 PM 19,244 Views 145 Comments

Zubeidat Tsarnaeva has herself started drawing the attention of law enforcement, as she insists her family are innocent.

# boston-marathon - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Boston bombers were planning New York attack
# Times Square
# Times Square

Boston bombers were planning New York attack

Apr 25th 2013, 7:39 PM 19,998 Views 143 Comments

The plan was to go to Manhattan three days after the Boston Marathon.

Boston Magazine's stunning marathon cover
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

Boston Magazine's stunning marathon cover

Apr 25th 2013, 4:34 PM 2,381 Views 0 Comments

“We will finish the race” is the message from Massachusetts.

# boston-marathon - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Charges dropped against Elvis impersonator in US ricin letters
# Ricin
# Ricin

Charges dropped against Elvis impersonator in US ricin letters

Apr 24th 2013, 8:45 AM 7,158 Views 25 Comments

The home of another Mississippi man is now been investigated.

# boston-marathon - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Boston bomb suspect blames brother
# Boston Bombing
# Boston Bombing

Boston bomb suspect blames brother

Apr 23rd 2013, 7:34 AM 27,366 Views 227 Comments

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has told investigators his brother was the leader in last week’s deadly attacks, and that no international terrorist groups were involved.

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