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1dJack McCluskey, ESPNBoston.com

Marathon Monday: Another year removed from tragedy

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.

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1dMario Fraioli

Fernando Cabada inspired by his hometown, cousin and beard in Boston

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.

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5dDan 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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7dDoug 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.