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Clancy set for Boston Marathon push

Clancy set for Boston Marathon push

If you’ve seen a runner pushing dumbbells around town in a wheelchair and wondered why, there’s a good explanation. For his first Boston Marathon, Hopkinton’s Kevin Clancy will be pushing a quadriplegic relative, Chad Larivee, competing as a duo participant. During...

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Honored residents recognized as race starters

Honored residents recognized as race starters

Since 2006, the Boston Athletic Association has entrusted the Hopkinton Marathon Committee with choosing starters for the non-elite waves of the Boston Marathon. This year’s starters include: Jack LeDuc (Wave 1), Tom Griffin (Wave 2), Paul Fitzgerald (Wave 3) and the...

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Keane brings competitive spirit to Boston Marathon

Keane brings competitive spirit to Boston Marathon

Danielle Keane’s first time running the Boston Marathon was memorable for all the wrong reasons. An unofficial runner in 2013, she had nearly made it to the finish line when the bombs went off on Boylston Street. Keane returned to the race the following three years...

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Tate takes on marathon challenge for Freedom Team

Tate takes on marathon challenge for Freedom Team

Hopkinton’s Christin Tate will be running her first Boston Marathon this year to benefit the Hopkinton Freedom Team. Tate has always been athletic. She ran track and played soccer in high school and then at Gordon College. In her 20s, while working in California, she...

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Historical effort for Castoreno in Boston Marathon

Historical effort for Castoreno in Boston Marathon

Adam Castoreno could be called the Marathon Man. The 128th Boston Marathon on April 15 will be the third year in a row he will be running to raise funds in support of the Hopkinton Historical Society. “It has been great, a lot of fun,” said Castoreno. The race also...

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McNeill’s Boston Marathon run to benefit SEPAC

McNeill’s Boston Marathon run to benefit SEPAC

Growing up with deaf parents and now a special education teacher, Megan McNeill is excited to be running the Boston Marathon on behalf of the Hopkinton Special Education Parent Advisory Council. McNeill is hoping to raise a minimum of $8,000 to help special education...

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Hometown run on tap for Sabasteanski

Hometown run on tap for Sabasteanski

The 2024 Boston Marathon is special for Rikki Lee Sabasteanski. She is running from her current hometown of Hopkinton to her former hometown of Boston, she is participating with her husband, Ross, and she is raising funds for the Hopkinton Garden Club. “I have always...

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Baypath Adoptable Animal of the Week: Niko

Baypath Adoptable Animal of the Week: Niko

Each week, the Independent highlights an animal available for adoption at Baypath Humane Society in Hopkinton. This week's adoptable animal is 5-year-old Niko. Here is Baypath's description of Niko: “Hi there! I'm Niko, a 5-year-old German shepherd with a sharp mind...

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Sakats set to run Boston for HPTO

Sakats set to run Boston for HPTO

Mallory Sakats is looking forward to running in the Boston Marathon on April 15 because she believes no other event “holds a candle to it.” “I think it is definitely the energy, the electricity that fills the whole route from Hopkinton to Boston that makes the...

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