Tag Archives: Boston Marathon

Olympian Kastor Previews Boston Trails Course

  Boston, Mass. – Following her first tour of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials-Women’s Marathon course, Deena Kastor spoke with reporters via teleconference from the Boston Athletic Association’s office. Kastor, along with her coach Terrence Mahon, was guided on a running tour of the Olympic Trials course on Tuesday …

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Ocean State Great Bobby Doyles Passes On

On Friday, Dec. 14, Merry Nelson of the Rhode Island-based Organization Plus Timing Service e-mailed NER with some shocking news – RI’s most prolific distance runner, Bobby Doyle, had died en route to a Fall River Hospital. There was no additional news at the moment but over the weekend details …

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Boston Marathon Elite Field

  JOHN HANCOCK FINANCIAL ANNOUNCES 2008 BOSTON MARATHON ELITE INTERNATIONAL FIELD Five Past Champions, Course Record Holders, 2007 Runner-ups Head Field of 31 Athletes for 112th Running BOSTON, MA (March 12, 2008)-In its 23rd year as principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock Financial today announced its elite team …

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Boston Marathon to Air Live Locally & Nationally

WBZ-TV and VERSUS to Again Televise Race BOSTON, Mass. – The Boston Athletic Association announced today that the 112th Boston Marathon will be televised live, wire-to-wire, both locally and nationally on Monday, April 21. WBZ-TV (CBS owned-and-operated, Channel 4) will once again be providing live local coverage. Their broadcast will …

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