2007April 16: Boston Marathon
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Spectators rooted on runners along Commonwealth Avenue at mile 20 of Monday's 111th running of the Boston Marathon. (Globe Staff Photo / John Tlumacki)

Laudable legwork

The 111th Boston Marathon, the world's oldest annual road race, went off without a hitch in its stride amid the worst conditions since 1970. (4/18/07)
Video BOSTON.COM VIDEO: Marathon Monday scenes
 WOMEN'S CHAMPION: Grigoryeva uses late kick
 WHEELCHAIR DIVISION: Japanese sweep titles
Audio AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Heartbreak Hill tales
Message Board YOUR TURN: Congratulate a runner
Photo galleries
 top men
1. Robert Cheruiyot, 2:14:13
2. James Kwambai, 2:14:33
3. Stephen Kiogora, 2:14:47
 Top 100 finishers
 Top over 40 | 50 | 60 | 70
 top women
1. Lidiya Grigoryeva, 2:29:18
2. Jelena Prokopcuka, 2:29:58
3. Madai Perez, 2:30:16
 Top 100 finishers
 Top over 40 | 50 | 60 | 70
 men's wheelchair
1. Masazumi Soejima 1:29:16
2. Krige Schabort, 1:36:27
3. Ernst Van Dyk, 1:37:10
 All finishers
 women's wheelchair
1. Wakako Tsuchida, 1:53:30
2. Amanda McGrory, 1:58:01
3. Sandra Graf, 2:02:30
 All finishers

Spotlight features

Marathon march for a fallen comrade Marathon march for a fallen comrade
Nine soldiers in the R.I. National Guard marched the Boston Marathon in honor of a fallen comrade.
Mission: Imposter Mission: Imposter
A faux Yankee gets an earful of Bronx cheers when he runs the marathon in Bombers gear.   Audio Audio
Bob Ryan: No slowing this running game Bob Ryan: No slowing this running game
I wonder which Kenyan will win this race in 2022? 2027? 2032? 2057? 2072?
Eighth is not enough for Gilmore Eighth is not enough for Gilmore
Peter Gilmore's goal was to finish as well as or better than last year, when he took seventh.

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Scenes from the Marathon: Hopkinton

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Thousands of soaked runners waited in the rain in Hopkinton for the start of the 111th running of the Boston Marathon.

More from the Globe

 NAMES: Stepping it up (4/17/07)
 MARATHON NOTEBOOK: On a rainy day, bright spots seen (4/17/07)
 TOP AMERICAN WOMAN: It's a tough break for Kastor (4/17/07)
 THE MEDICAL TENT: This case of the chills was readily treatable (4/17/07)
 MEN'S SECOND: Kwambai comes up short (4/17/07)
 GLOBE EDITORIAL: No raining on this race (4/17/07)
 THE MASTERS DIVISION: On first try, they earn come-from-behind wins (4/17/07)
 THE HIGH ROAD: Astronaut's run out of this world (4/17/07)
 FACES IN THE CROWD: For intrepid quartet, finishing was the reward (4/17/07)
 HEARTBREAK HILL: They climbed to the top, then took the plunge (4/17/07)
 Soaking it all in (4/16/07)