Downhill training: how to prepare for Boston’s descents

January 15th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Here are some ways to prepare your legs for Boston’s demanding downhills


Boston amputee Adrianne Haslet recuperating slowly after Jan. 5 incident

January 14th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Haslet’s plans to run this year’s Boston Marathon on the back burner as she heals from injuries to her arm and shoulder


Former San Quentin lifer could be headed to Boston

January 13th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

A record 23 men finished this year’s prison marathon, with winner Markelle Taylor running 3:10:42, a new course record and five-and-a-half-minute personal best


Krista DuChene is running Boston

January 11th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The Canadian marathoner and Olympian is heading back to Boston


How to incorporate a tune-up race in your Boston build

January 8th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Tune-up races are a great way to prepare for Boston (or any spring marathon). Here’s how to do it


Boston bombing amputee struck by car

January 7th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Adrianne Haslet, who returned to dancing and became a passionate runner after the bombing that cost her her left leg, is injured in hospital after being struck in a legal crosswalk on Saturday


Dave McGillivray goes for his first run post-surgery

December 2nd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The Boston Marathon race director is back out running after undergoing open-heart surgery seven weeks ago


Boston’s McGillivray recovering well six weeks post-surgery

November 29th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The Boston Marathon race director’s doctor pronounces him “way, way ahead of the norm” in his recovery from open heart surgery last month


Boston race director undergoes triple bypass surgery

October 16th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Dave McGillivray, 64, has worked hard to improve his heart health, but had a setback this year


Always wear your race bib on the front (here’s why)

October 3rd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

A Michigan runner learned this the hard way last week when it cost him a Boston entry


What’s leading to Boston’s overwhelming popularity?

September 30th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The running community has changed. It’s no longer a small group of elite people, it includes everybody


Top last-minute qualifying races for the Boston Marathon

September 6th, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in Runs & Races | 2 Comments »

A list of marathons that take place in early September for those trying to squeeze in a qualifying time for next year’s Boston Marathon