Marathons

FILE - In this Monday, April 17, 1984, file photo, an unidentified man wearing a business suit and black hat, runs with the Boston Marathon pack along the course from Hopkinton to Boston, flanked by D.J. Harding (223) of Oregon, and Tom Fleming (5) of New Jersey. Fleming, a two-time winner of the New York City Marathon, died Wednesday, April 19, 2017, while coaching his New Jersey middle school team at a meet, in Verona, N.J. (AP Photo/File)
April 20, 2017 - 8:50 am
MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP) — A two-time winner of the New York City Marathon has died while coaching a New Jersey middle school team at a meet. Tom Fleming was 65. The Montclair Kimberley Academy announced Fleming's death in a statement Thursday. The school says Fleming died of an apparent heart attack...
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FILE - In this Monday, April 17, 2017, file photo, runners head to the finish line in the 121st Boston Marathon in Boston. Adidas has apologized for sending out a marketing email using an unfortunate choice of words to praise customers who completed the Boston Marathon on Monday. The subject line of the email sent Tuesday by Adidas Running read: "Congrats, you survived the Boston Marathon!" (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
April 18, 2017 - 5:56 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Adidas has apologized for sending out a marketing email praising customers it said "survived" this year's Boston Marathon. The subject line of the email sent Tuesday by Adidas Running read: "Congrats, you survived the Boston Marathon!" On social media, customers quickly reminded the...
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Edna Kiplagat, left and Geoffrey Kirui, both of Kenya, hold a trophy together after their victories in the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 17, 2017 - 5:10 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Kenyans are back in Boston after a relative lull that saw them shut out in the world's most prestigious marathon twice in the past three years. More surprisingly, so are the Americans. Geoffrey Kirui won the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, pulling away from three-time U.S...
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Edna Kiplagat, left and Geoffrey Kirui, both of Kenya, hold a trophy together after their victories in the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 17, 2017 - 4:11 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Kenyans are back in Boston after a relative lull that saw them shut out in the world's most prestigious marathon twice in the past three years. More surprisingly, so are the Americans. Geoffrey Kirui won the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, pulling away from three-time U.S...
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Edna Kiplagat, left and Geoffrey Kirui, both of Kenya, hold a trophy together after their victories in the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 17, 2017 - 2:52 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Kenyans are back in Boston after a relative lull that saw them shut out in the world's most prestigious marathon twice in the past three years. More surprisingly, so are the Americans. Geoffrey Kirui won the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, pulling away from three-time U.S...
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Geoffrey Kirui, of Kenya, crosses the finish line to win the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
April 17, 2017 - 1:57 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the 121st running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Patriots' Day? It was more like Kenyan Day at the Boston Marathon. But it wasn't a bad day to be an American, either. Geoffrey Kirui (JOFF'-ree key-ROO'-ee) and Edna Kiplagat — both making their...
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Geoffrey Kirui, of Kenya, crosses the finish line to win the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
April 17, 2017 - 12:32 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the 121st running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Patriots Day? It was more like Kenyan Day at the Boston Marathon. But it wasn't a bad day to be an American, either. Geoffrey Kirui (JOFF'-ree key-ROO'-ee) and Edna Kiplagat — both making their Boston...
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The elite female runners break from the starting line in the 2017 Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass., Monday, April 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
April 17, 2017 - 11:58 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the 121st running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): 11:55 a.m.: Edna Kiplagat (KIP'-la-gat) has won her Boston Marathon debut. The Kenyan policewoman opened up a big lead heading into the Newton hills, and she cruised to victory in an unofficial 2 hours, 21...
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The men's wheelchair division crosses the line at the start of the 2017 Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass., Monday, April 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
April 17, 2017 - 10:46 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the 121st running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Marcel Hug (HOOG) has won the wheelchair race at the Boston Marathon in a world's best time. Hug outpushed 10-time winner Ernst Van Dyk of South Africa down Boylston Street to finish in an unofficial...
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The men's wheelchair division crosses the line at the start of the 2017 Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass., Monday, April 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
April 17, 2017 - 10:42 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the 121st running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Marcel Hug (HOOG) has won the wheelchair race at the Boston Marathon in a course record time. It was the third straight Boston win for the 32-year-old from Switzerland. Hug outpushed 10-time winner...
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