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Boston Marathon raises record $36.6 million for charity

Jul. 10, 2018 7:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon runners raised an all-time high of $36.6 million for charities in the 2018 race. The total for more than 260 non-profits was $2.4 million more than last year. The Boston Athletic Association, which organizes the world's oldest and most prestigious annual marathon, sets aside...

Boston winner Desiree Linden to run New York City Marathon

Jun. 27, 2018 2:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Desiree Linden, the first American women to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years, is running the New York City Marathon in November. Organizers announced Wednesday that the two-time Olympian will run the Nov. 4 race through New York's five boroughs. It will be her second appearance. She...