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The Boston Marathon returns on Patriots Day

The Boston Marathon returns on Patriots Day

William Woodring, Assistant News Editor April 19, 2022

After a grueling 26 miles, 25,314 runners took their final left turn onto Boylston to the cheers of thousands of spectators lining either side of the street leading to the finish line. For the first...

The finish line of the 125th Boston Marathon in Copley square.

Former Boston police commissioner reflects on Boston Marathon

Alex Svenson, Journal Contributor October 13, 2021

Monday marked the first time in history that the Boston Marathon was hosted in the fall, after it was canceled last spring for only the second time in its 124 year history. The closest the race has...

2021 Boston Marathon winners Benson Kipruto (left) and Diana Kipyogei (right) cross the finish line

Long road to Boston Marathon 2021

Shealagh Sullivan, Asst. News Editor October 13, 2021

Boylston Street was filled with the sound of cowbells and cheers as runners from around the world crossed the finish line at the 125th Boston Marathon Monday. The marathon took place in person for the...

Morgan Hume / Arts Editor

Marathon Monday brings out the best in Boston

Hannah Arroyo and Sean Cushing April 17, 2019

The 123rd Boston Marathon was about more than just a race. Runners from all over the world cast light on different stories of how they had stepped foot onto the blue and gold starting line, but all had...

Courtesy of 261 Fearless Foundation

Switzer continues to pave path for female runners

Morgan Hume April 17, 2019

Thousands of women ran in the Boston Marathon this year, but back in 1967, 20-year-old Kathrine Switzer was the only woman on the course. Her decision to participate in the marathon that morning sparked...

Run Boston Strong

Run Boston Strong

Ryan Arel April 18, 2018

Frigid temperatures, strong winds and pouring rain did not stop Boston pride spreading from Hopkinton to Boylston Street Monday at the 122nd Boston Marathon. Due to the abrasive weather conditions, many...

By Twitter user @bostonmarathon

Finished wicked strong

Skylar To and Chris DeGusto April 19, 2017

Crossing the finish line at the 121st annual Boston Marathon was like no other feeling for Amanda McGrath-- it was emotional. McGrath, an Assistant to the Dean of Students in the Office of Student Affairs...

Abbey Wilson/Journal Staff

Students, staff race across Boston Marathon finish line

Heather Rutherford April 22, 2015

In 2013, Haley Erickson was watching a live broadcast of the Boston Marathon. When Erickson, a Suffolk University Police Department systems administrator, saw the live video of two bombs exploding at the...

Jeremy Hayes/Journal Staff

Running in the rain: Boston Marathon a success despite bad weather

Jeremy Hayes April 22, 2015

The dark skies above the city served as an unfitting backdrop to the ecstatic runners and fans of the Boston Marathon. The day started out clear in the early morning hours to the afternoon. The...

At the memorial created in Copley Square after the bombings, people left running shoes, baseball hats, flowers and American flags to honor victims. (By Flickr user Rebecca Hildreth)

For many reasons, Tsarnaev should not get the death penalty

Katie Dugan April 15, 2015

Despite the horrifying nature of his crimes, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was found guilty last Wednesday of all 30 counts he faced for the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, should not be given the death penalty. Tsarnaev...

Suffolk U News broadcast April 8

Suffolk U News broadcast April 8

April 8, 2015

This week Suffolk U News reports on the Boston Marathon, Charlie Baker's inspirational haircut, and previews the Suffolk Journal's lead story for the week.

Suffolk U News broadcast for Feb. 25

Suffolk U News broadcast for Feb. 25

February 25, 2015

Check out the latest from our partners at Suffolk U News. Their newscast reports on how snow is taking a toll on local businesses and Boston Marathon runners, and includes a peek at the lead story in this...

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