Monday, April 19, 2010
The Boston Marathon is the world's oldest and most prestigious annual marathon and part of the World Marathon Majors. A maximum field of 25,000 participants begin in the rural town of Hopkinton and run the legendary 26 miles through eight other cities and towns before finishing in Boston's Back Bay.
Read Odd Happenings Along the Course on the link for odd stories that have happened over the years.... such as the stray black lab that ran at the front of the pack for a dozen miles. The lab tripped up the former champ, Johnny Keller. Read Johnny's comments regarding what he thought the dog's fate should be.