Armstrong to run Boston Marathon to raise money for foundation

Updated: January 17, 2008, 1:08 PM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong plans to run the Boston Marathon in April to raise money for his foundation.

The 36-year-old Armstrong qualified for Boston by finishing the 2007 New York City Marathon in 2 hours, 46 minutes, 43 seconds, good for 214th place. The Boston qualifying time is 3:15 for men ages 35 to 39.

"For him to qualify in New York and then to take that time and apply it to Boston says a lot about what Boston means to the sport of ...

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