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Shalane Flanagan Says Her Dream of Winning the Boston Marathon Changed to Just Surviving It

The Olympian shares how she managed to place in the top ten after bracing 35 mph winds, pouring rain, and a below-freezing wind chill.

Desiree Linden Is the First American Woman to Win the Boston Marathon Since 1985

Instead, she became the first American woman to win the race in more than 20 years.

6 Boston Marathon Runners Share Their Tips for Making Long Runs More Enjoyable

You don't have to take our advice, but you should probably steal theirs.

This Woman Ran 26.2 Miles Along the Boston Marathon Route While Pushing Her Quadriplegic Boyfriend

Her determination and their resilience will remind you to cherish your ability to move.

What Signing Up for the Boston Marathon Taught Me About Goal-Setting

Plus, how you can find—and reach—a super meaningful goal, too.

Donut-Inspired Shoes Are Here to Celebrate the Boston Marathon

These sneakers are sweetest thing to ever come out of the iconic race—sprinkles included!

Meet the Inspiring Team of Teachers Chosen to Run the Boston Marathon

They're ultra-passionate about teaching *and* running.

How Surviving a Rare Form of Cancer Made Me a Better Runner

"I'm always smiling, because I'm here, I'm healthy and ready to take on the world."

The Best Hotels to Book for the Boston Marathon

Runners get serious perks at these Beantown properties.

First Woman to Officially Run the Boston Marathon Runs the Race 50 Years Later

And she's wearing the same number an official tried to rip off her in 1967.

I Lost My Leg In the Boston Marathon Bombing and I Appreciate My Body More Than Ever

I'm going to do everything on one leg I never did on two—including a triathlon!

Meet Rahaf Khatib: The American Muslim Running the Boston Marathon to Raise Money for Syrian Refugees

"What's happening now could have happened to me when I was coming to the U.S."

Racing Tips from the Fastest American Female at the Boston Marathon

After a hugely successful fifth stint at the Boston Marathon, Desiree Linden discusses mental training, finish line feelings, running advice, and her favorite spectator signs.

"Losing Part of My Leg Doesn't Change Who I Am"

Roseann Sdoia, 45, opens up about the Boston Marathon bombing, her year of healing, and her determination to run again.

10 Chilling Accounts of the Boston Marathon Bombing

One year later, we spoke with a runner, a first responder, a spectator, and others about that life-altering day last April, and where they are now.

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor's Road to Recovery

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Roseann Sdoia shares her story of rehabilitation and her hope to one day run again.

SHAPE Shares: How You Can Help the Boston Marathon Relief Effort

5 ways to join the relief effort to help those impacted by the bombings at the Boston Marathon.

In the Wake of Tragedy, Every Mile for Boston

In wake of the marathon's tragedy, keep running to honor the victims and heroes.

Why the Boston Marathon Is Such a Big Deal

Runners spend years training and racing to earn a place at the start line of this event, all because of these 5 things.

The Official Boston Marathon Treadmill

Experience the course of the legendary Boston Marathon as you train on this new treadmill. Not only does it mimic the terrain but you can also watch footage from the 2012 Boston Marathon while you run!

5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About the Boston Marathon

The Boston Marathon 2011 kicks off today. To celebrate we’re sharing fun facts and Boston Marathon trivia!

Fit for a Cause

Get in shape and help others by exercising for charity.