A miscellany, assortment, grab bag, and potpourri of information, history, and lore on the Boston Marathon…

Bostons Past and Future

Click HERE for the day, date, and number of entrants for each Boston Marathon from 1897 to the present. Several years will include a link to a detailed summary of that race.

Click HERE for the scheduled dates of the next several Boston Marathon races (All to be held on the third Monday in April, Patriots Day in Massachusetts).

Very brief summaries for each Boston Marathon made be found by clicking HERE.

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Click A Brief Boston Primer for the story of the race in 5,000 words or less. This Brief History of the Boston Marathon is taken from Joe Muldowney’s book Running Shorts, a “Collection of Stories and Advice for Anyone Who Has Ever Laced Up a Pair of Running Shoes,” as seen through the eyes of a veteran runner.

You never know what you’ll find on Youtube. Here are a handful of Boston Marathon Videos that piqued our interest, and might be worth a look.


[If you don’t have any idea what to expect. here is a First Timer’s Guide to the Boston Marathon from circa 2006. If you do all these things, we guarantee a full and successful weekend…]

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