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  1. Watch: Meb throws out first pitch

    ESPN.com

    Fresh off his Boston Marathon win, Meb Keflezighi threw out the first pitch at Wednesday's Yankees-Red Sox game:...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  2. Kenya's Rita Jeptoo wins Boston Marathon again

    Rita Jeptoo of Kenya successfully defended the Boston Marathon title she said she could not enjoy a year ago after the fatal bombings.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2014
  3. Dejen Gebremeskel defends title at B.A.A 5K

    Dejen Gebremeskel defended his title at the B.A.A. 5K on Saturday as thousands of runners took to the streets in Boston two days before the marathon.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2014
  4. Endurance sports - Canadian record holder Lanni Marchant is caugh...

    Jon Gugala

    Lanni Marchant left Canada to run in the U.S. in college, and the law school grad and Canadian marathon record holder is at odds with her home country over a decision regarding the 2012 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2014
  5. 11 Days: When tragedy trumps triumph

    Tony Lee, Special to ESPNBoston.com

    In the 26 days leading up to the Boston Marathon on April 21, ESPNBoston.com will share inspiring stories, detail important logistics and go inside the planning for what promises to be an event like no other in the wake of last year's bombings. There...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  6. Endurance sports - Desiree Linden is ready to end the American dr...

    Peter Gambaccini

    Desiree Linden was seconds away from winning the Boston Marathon in 2011, and after some setbacks she's trained in Kenya and is ready to end the American drought in Boston, writes Peter Gambaccini.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  7. 2014 Boston Marathon -- new app spreads spirit of race

    The Boston Athletic Association has launched an app that aims to allow runners who can't participate in the 2014 Boston Marathon to feel like a part of it.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2014
  8. Oscar Pistorius, Aaron Hernandez most-searched athletes on Google...

    Darren Rovell

    South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius and former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who both were charged with murder, finished first and second, respectively, as the most-searched athletes in the world on Google.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2013
  9. Boston Marathon sends out special invitations to those 'profoundl...

    The Boston Marathon is sending out a special invitation for next year's race for those "personally and profoundly impacted" by the bombings at the finish line.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2013
  10. Lelisa Desisa sets course record in Boston Half win

    Reigning Boston Marathon champion Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia won the Boston Half on Sunday in a course-record time of 1 hour, 34 seconds.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2013
  11. Spectators allowed to carry bags into NYC Marathon finish area

    The New York City Marathon's finish area will again fill with spectators, some carrying bags.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2013
  12. Stephen Kiprotich halts Kenya's world championships marathon stre...

    Olympic champion Stephen Kiprotich became the first non-Kenyan since 2005 to win the men's marathon gold medal at the world championships.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2013
  13. Sochi organizers pledge highest level of security

    Sochi Olympic organizers say authorities will ensure security at the "highest possible level."

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2013
  14. Boston Marathon invites stopped runners back

    Boston Marathon runners who were stopped on the course when bombs went off at the finish line will have a chance to come back and run again next year, race organizers said on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2013
  15. London Marathon plans solidarity in wake of Boston bombings

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Runners will observe 30 seconds of silence before the London Marathon. Many will wear a black ribbon in memory of those who died and in solidarity with the more than 170 wounded in the Boston Marathon bombings.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  16. Marathon security -- is it even possible?

    Peter Keating

    Since Sept. 11, 2001, sporting events have stepped up security. But how can you secure a major road race with crowds stretching 26.2 miles?

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2013