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BU alumna uses photography to help heal after bombings

The 2013 Boston Marathon began as a day for celebration and accomplishment but is remembered in the eyes of many as a day of shock, grief and sadness. One year later, Ryan McMahon said the Boston Marathon bombings served as the catalyst that led her to rethink the course of her life. A Longmeadow native […]

Keflezighi, Jeptoo finish victorious ahead of 36,000 runners

On Monday, with temperatures reaching nearly 70 degrees, thousands of people watched the 118th Boston Marathon, where several new records were set and an American runner won for the first time in 29 years. After two bombs went off at the 2013 Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, the Boston Athletic Association took measures to […]

One Fund donations continue to pour in following anniversary

When two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino founded the One Fund for people all over the country to donate money to victims and the families of those affected by the marathon. Within the first two months, […]

7 runners cross marathon finish line in memory of Lu Lingzi

Although Boston University graduate student Lu Lingzi was not present for the 2014 Boston Marathon, runners commemorated her spirit by participating in her honor. Seven BU affiliates were selected to run in the name of Lu, who died in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The Lu family was awarded 15 spots in the 2014 Marathon […]

BU father, daughter duo return to Marathon to fundraise for cancer research

Boston University student Maria Stavros returned to racing with her father for the 2014 Boston Marathon to continue the race they were unable to finish after the bombs exploded at the marathon finish line on April 15, 2013. “I actually thought to run again before the bombing even happened,” Stavros, a Sargent College of Health […]