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Photos: 128th Boston Marathon

Photos: 128th Boston Marathon

The 128th Boston Marathon, which marks the 100th anniversary of the race's start in Hopkinton, got off to a successful start Monday, as about 30,000 athletes began the annual trek to Boston in near-perfect weather. The men's winner was Sisay Lemma, who cruised home in...

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‘Emotional drive’ propels Agostinelli to Boston

‘Emotional drive’ propels Agostinelli to Boston

Mark Agostinelli is quick to point out that while he certainly is an athlete, he is not a runner. “I played college lacrosse years ago, and I think since then I had not run longer than three miles,” Agostinelli said. “I am not a runner, not a runner at all.” The...

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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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