What constitutes normal has shifted, but two years after tragedy, the atmosphere surrounding the 2015 Boston Marathon felt safe and familiar to runners and spectators alike.
While she couldn't run the full race, Rebekah Gregory was determined to cross the finish line of this year's marathon -- to run, on her own, past the spot where she'd almost died two years ago.
Hilary Dionne, running in her fourth Boston Marathon, ran most of Monday's race alone. When she made her way to the finish line, though, she had some surprising company.
Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa and Kenyan Caroline Rotich outraced the competition to win titles at Boston Marathon on Monday.
Scroll through our Marathon Monday stream of snapshots for some scenes from the 119th running of the Boston Marathon on a wet, but nevertheless inspira
Many hope that Monday's 119th Boston Marathon -- 2 years removed from the deadly bombings -- will mark a return to some form of normalcy for the race.
Anxiety is beginning to take its toll on a barbate Fernando Cabada ahead of Monday’s Boston Marathon.“I think the thing I’m going to be stressing about the whole weekend is if I should keep the beard or not,” Cabada quipped during the elite athlete news conference.
Rebekah Gregory, on doctor's orders, won't be able to run this year's event in its entirety. But she'll participate in the final 3.5 miles and cross the finish line.
The last time athletes, agents, coaches and organziers gathered for a World Marathon Majors race on U.S. soil, at the 2014 New York Marathon last November, the party was spoiled by news of Kenyan Rita Jeptoo's positive test for EPO.
After high-profile doping scandals rocked the long-distance circuit, national and world officials have responded with assertive action. And new protocols begin in earnest at the Boston Marathon.
ESPN senior writer and reporter Andy Katz will be making his marathon debut Monday at the Boston Marathon, running to raise funds and awareness for The V Foundation for Cancer Research.
At first, Chris Laudani was just a nameless, faceless person caught on camera shoveling the Boston Marathon finish line during a late-January snowstorm.
The resilient granddaughter of a Celtics executive is Stepping Strong.
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.
Autism has been a challenge for twins Alex and Jamie Schneider, but their love of running has proved therapeutic for the boys and their family, who are at the Boston Marathon for the fourth time.
We do not yet know the result of Lance Armstrong's reported meeting with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, but could a third comeback result in something actually genuine?
Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray is still learning how to navigate the post-bombings landscape at his race, looking forward while continuing to remember those affected by events two years ago.
Boston's hometown favorite Shalane Flanagan shares the meal that fuels her long runs -- and that she hopes places her on the podium at Monday's marathon.
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.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted on all charges Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing by a federal jury that now must decide whether the 21-year-old former college student should be executed.
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.
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.
Mark Korir of Kenya surprised many including himself as he won the Paris marathon on Sunday to claim the biggest victory of his career.
Phil Gaimon's latest dispatch from the world of bike racing looks at early-season action, including hipster bikes indoors, a bearded beast and some crash-filled races.