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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.

This Woman Is Setting Out to Run 100 Marathons In 100 Days

And she's already run 40 marathons in 40 days.

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

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

How a Mutual Love of "Hamilton" Helped This Woman and Young Girl Complete the LA Marathon

Grace James and 12-year-old Maria found each other at the perfect moment.

Meet the First Amputee to Complete the World Marathon Challenge

"I've spent my life focusing on my adaptability rather than disability."

Shalane Flanagan On Winning Marathons and Drinking Beer

"I like to work hard and then celebrate hard."

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."

Why Chip Gaines Is Starting Small As He Trains for His First Marathon

"Every day of training...is something to be proud of—because I'm making it happen."

How Running Helped One Woman Get (and Stay) Sober

"Breathing in fresh air will always remind me of how beautiful it is to be sober, to be alive, to be able to run."

Karlie Kloss Says Running a Marathon Was the Best Training for the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

"[It] was one of the greatest physical and mental challenges that I ever willingly signed up for."

This Nurse and Her Patient Are Trying to Outrun Cancer Together

Ashley Pildis and Ashley Landay are using their unique friendship to raise money for cancer research.

This Woman Lost 100 Pounds After Realizing Her Daughter Couldn't Hug Her Anymore

"I've realized that making a change wasn't really about the weight."

26 Thoughts You Have While Running a Marathon

Other than "what the hell did I sign myself up for?"

Jordan Hasay Becomes the Fastest American Woman to Run the Chicago Marathon

She broke the previous record set by Joan Benoit Samuelson in 1985.

Running Helped Me Finally Beat My Postpartum Depression

One mom shares how running races was the best thing she could have done for herself and her daughter.

Harriette Thompson Becomes the Oldest Woman to Run a Half Marathon at 94

Proof you shouldn't let anything keep you from your goals.

10 Lessons I Learned from Running 10 Marathons

Marathons can teach you a lot—about running and about life.

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!

5 Reasons to Run a Women-Only Race

Don't make us quote Beyonce.

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."

Why Half Marathons Are the Best Distance Ever

They're doable, you'll feel accomplished, and you don't have to give up your entire social life to train.