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USA Cycling reviews Pan Am team; Armstrong at risk

USA Cycling is reconsidering its selections for next month's Pan Am Championships, a decision that could keep reigning Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong from beginning her comeback.

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2dDan Feuhrer and Scott Douglas | Runner's World

A brief history of the Boston Marathon

How has the Boston Marathon changed since it was first run in 1897? Runner's World's Evolution of Running infographic shows just how different things are today.

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4dDoug Williams

Williams: Bennett Beach's amazing Boston streak

Bennett Beach has completed 47 straight Boston Marathons in spite of a neurological condition and the 2013 bombings . He comes to the start line this year eyeing the record of 58 completed races.

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Kenya suspends runners' agents during inquiry

Kenya's athletics federation has suspended the agents of marathon world-record holder Dennis Kimetto and other top stars while it investigates the spike in doping among the country's runners.


Degenkolb outsprints rivals, wins Paris-Roubaix

John Degenkolb achieved a rare double Sunday as he outsprinted his rivals in the Roubaix Velodrome to win the Queen of Classics after triumphing in Milan-San Remo earlier this year.

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Boston Marathon tabs Dick Hoyt grand marshal

Dick Hoyt, who over the decades have become among the most recognizable faces of the Boston Marathon, on Thursday was named grand marshal for this year's race.

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10dErin Strout

Shalane Flanagan aiming for top 3 in Boston

American Shalane Flanagan feels fresh and is aiming for a top-three finish at the Boston Marathon, and she doesn't rule out winning her hometown race on the strength of a new training regimen.


Dad wins 3 marathons in 8 days to help ill son

A New York man who recently won three marathons in three states in eight days says his winnings will go toward paying his infant son's medical bills for a developmental congenital disorder.