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2019 Boston Marathon registration opens on Monday

Sep. 9, 2018 1:32 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The long road to the 2019 Boston Marathon begins this week. The Boston Athletic Association says registration for next year's edition of the race will open at 10 a.m. Monday. The BAA says it will again use a "rolling" registration to give the fastest qualifiers first dibs on a bib. Athletes...

Boston's 'Forrest Gump' re-enacting end of cross-country run

Aug. 22, 2018 12:13 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Before there was "Forrest Gump," there was Dave McGillivray. Gump, the fictitious simpleton played by Tom Hanks in the 1994 Oscar-winning film, trotted across the U.S. because he "just felt like running." McGillivray did the same, but with a singular purpose: Forty years ago this month, he...