Nation Oct 11

Running: Boston Marathon
Pandemic-delayed 125th Boston Marathon returns

A rolling start and shrunken field allowed for social distancing on the course, as organizers tried to manage amid a changing COVID-19 pandemic that forced them to cancel the race last year for the first time since the event began…

Health Mar 13

Boston Marathon postponed until Sept. 14 amid virus concerns

The Boston Marathon has never been canceled outright since its first running in 1897, though there was a de facto cancellation in 1918, when the end of World War I and a global influenza pandemic prompted organizers to switch to…