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The 127th Boston Marathon.

‘It is such an electric experience’: Thousands converge for 127th Boston Marathon

By Olivia LeDuc, Assistant News Editor
April 19, 2023

Over 30,000 runners began the race in Hopkinton, running through sporadic rain and a blanket of fog in the 127th Boston Marathon on Monday. Hellen Obiri, 33, of Kenya, bolted across the finish line...

Emerson community remembers marathon bombing 10 years later

Emerson community remembers marathon bombing 10 years later

By Bailey Allen, Former news editor
April 19, 2023

On April 15, 2013, 19-year-old journalism major Madeline Bilis ‘16 stood on Newbury Street with a classmate by her side and a camera, tripod, and microphone in hand. Bilis and her classmate, Wendy,...

Boston Marathon runners rehydrate after finishing the race.

‘Boston is not a marathon to be trifled with’: 30,000 flocked to Monday’s race

By Bailey Allen and Adri Pray
April 21, 2022

Downtown Boston was transformed on Monday, as thousands of runners from across the world crossed the finish line of the 126th Boston Marathon—the first run to be held on Patriots’ Day since the onset...

Emerson graduate student Carlie Brainard is set to run this years Boston Marathon. Courtesy Carlie Brainard.

Emerson graduate student to run Boston Marathon

By Vivi Smilgius
February 24, 2022

When Emerson graduate student Carlie Brainard finished her undergraduate degree at Iona College last May, she decided it was time for a new challenge. “It’s as simple as one night, I decided I wanted...

Runners cross the Boston Marathons finish line at Copley Square.

‘It’s just a party’: Boston Marathon returns after 910 day absence

By Adri Pray, Editor-at-large
October 16, 2021

Family, friends, and spectators alike lined the twenty-six mile route of the Boston Marathon on Monday, yet another glimpse of normalcy as the city continues its recovery from the effects of the pandemic. Usually...

Brendan has raised over $10,000 for the Cam Neely Foundation, a foundation that helps provide support for cancer patients and their families. Photo by Anna Moon / Beacon Correspondent

Freshman fundraises to run Boston Marathon for brother with cancer

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design
January 30, 2019

Freshman Brendan Beauregard will never forget how he spent the day on Sept. 15, 2017. Sitting in the living room of his family home in Medfield, Mass. texting his friends, he received a life-changing...

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