Submitted by ub on Mon, 04/20/2015 - 09:53

The 2015 Boston Marathon will be run today as the 119th running of this infamous and tragic race takes place.

The iconic race includes 26.2 miles, 34 elite athletes, 30,000 runners, 87 countries, 1 million spectators and $830,500 in prize money, with 150 pounds of petroleum jelly, 992 portable toilets, 108,000 safety pins, 28,200 bananas, 33,984 fruit cups, 35,000 gallons of water and 1.4 million paper cups.

The reigning Meb Keflezighi, who was the 2014 champion is trying to defend his title. All the best to all the runners.

Things to look for in Monday's Boston Marathon:…

Submitted by ub on Mon, 04/20/2015 - 13:32


Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa and Kenya’s Caroline Rotich win Boston Marathon men's and women’s races, respectively