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  1. espnW -- Boston Marathon brings Shalane Flanagan full circle

    Bonnie D. Ford

    An emotional Shalane Flanagan will be back home and have her sister running with her in the Boston Marathon as she looks to bounce back from Olympic disappointment.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2013
  2. Friendship is a marathon

    Kristine Lilly

    This is the third in a series of blogs from former U.S. soccer player Kristine Lilly, who is running in the Boston Marathon on Monday to raise money for Boston Children's Hospital. Twenty-six plus miles, meet 30 years of friendship! A year ag...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  3. For Kristine Lilly, friendship is a marathon

    Kristine Lilly

    Kristine Lilly will run her first marathon with a little help from her friend.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2012
  4. 2012 Boston Marathon -- How Kathrine Switzer paved way for female...

    Sarah Lorge Butler

    Kathrine Switzer, who overcame vitriol as the first woman to run in the Boston Marathon, has never stopped fighting to expand opportunities for female runners.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2012
  5. Julie Foudy: Cheers to the Kenyans

    Julie Foudy

    Julie Foudy can't sprint a mile, but she appreciates those who can. Here, she raises a glass to Geoffrey Mutai and Caroline Kilel for their unbelievable performances in this week's Boston Marathon.

    Blog | Conversation | April 20, 2011
  6. Bobbi Gibb: Making HERstory

    In 1966 Bobbi Gibb became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon. She was denied an entry application but ran anyway and made a social statement.

    Blog | Conversation | April 18, 2011
  7. Racing pioneer Joan Benoit Samuelson set for Boston Marathon

    Whitney Holtzman

    Buried in the pack of elite runners at the Boston Marathon will be a familiar face: U.S. marathon pioneer and legend, Joan Benoit Samuelson.

    Blog | Conversation | April 14, 2011
  8. For marathoner Kara Goucher, balance is everything

    Leslie Goldman

    After having a baby last year, Kara Goucher is back on the road and ready to rock Boston. The runner-turned-mother talks workouts, discipline and striking a balance.

    Blog | Conversation | April 14, 2011
  9. Women to watch in the Boston Marathon

    Justin Nyberg

    Roughly 20 elite women will toe the line on April 18 for the 115th running of the Boston Marathon, and any one could break the tape on Boylston Street. Here are seven to watch.

    Blog | Conversation | April 14, 2011
  10. Up-and-comer Desiree Davila ready for another shot at Boston

    Erin Beresini

    American Desiree Davila is ready to turn some heads as she takes on her second Boston Marathon. The Arizona State graduate fills espnW in on her training, race routines and personal life.

    Blog | Conversation | April 14, 2011