Marathons

Live coverage of the Boston Marathon

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LOCAL COVERAGE - WBZ-TV - CBS Boston’s WBZ-TV is honored again this year to be the exclusive, local broadcast partner of the Boston Marathon and the only local television station providing wire-to-wire coverage of the world-class race for nine consecutive years. WBZ-TV gets you closer to the Boston Marathon offering a full range of coverage, news features and athlete interviews, from the predawn hours in Hopkinton to a complete wrap-up on the WBZ-TV News.

London Marathon's Elite Men's Preview: Bekele Tops a Stunning Field

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Ethiopian legend Kenenisa Bekele tops the list of world class contenders for the men’s elite race. Already a triple Olympic champion and double world record holder on the track, Bekele became the world’s second fastest marathon runner of all time when he won the 2016 Berlin Marathon last September.

B.A.A. to Implement Changes to Boston Marathon Handcycle Program

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Changes Will Take Effect for 2017 Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17 - The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.), organizers of the Boston Marathon, is taking action to demonstrate its commitment to the participation and recognition of athletes with disabilities competing in the handcycle program in the Boston Marathon. Working with representatives of Achilles International and athletes who participate in the field, and responding to their concerns, the B.A.A. will implement changes to the handcycle program for the 121st Boston Marathon, which will be held on Monday, April 17, 2017.

On 50th anniversary of 1967 race, McKenzie and Gibb to lead 30,000 participants from Hopkinton to Boston

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BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) announced today that the top men’s and women’s finishers of the 1967 Boston Marathon, Dave McKenzie and Roberta ‘Bobbi’ Gibb, will be Co-Grand Marshals of the 2017 Boston Marathon® on Monday, April 17. The Boston Marathon is the oldest annual marathon in the world, and is traditionally held on Patriots’ Day in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.