Monday, April 19, 2010

Boston Marathon 2010 Has Start In New Map

Boston Marathon 2010 has Start In New Map on Hot Topics --- Boston Marathon 2010 has Start In New Map. Boston Marathon 2010 has start. Thousands are expected to participate in the Marathon beginning the 26.2-mile trek to Boston including the wheelchair athletes and members of the women's elite field. A Marathon map provided show the race course from Hopkinton through the Boston suburbs of Ashland, Framingham, Natick, Wellesley, Newton and Brookline to the finish line in the center of Copley Square.

As many as 600 competitors could miss Monday's Boston Marathon because of the Iceland eruption's travel snafus. Rhode Island Sends 26 Marathon Runners to Boston. Seeing that Rhode Island is a neighboring state, and Providence is roughly 50 miles to Boston, there will understandably be a large number of Rhode Islanders running in 2010 Boston Marathon on April 19th.

According to Rhode Island Road Runners, "A record 26 RIRR members will answer the starter's gun on Monday for the 114th running of the Boston Marathon! Good luck and the best of wishes to the following club runners: Dan Azevedo, Eric Benevides, Kevin Brennan, Scott Caldwell, Harry Carter, Jane Couto, Keith Couto, John Curran, Mark Difranco, Brian Govednik, John Hamilton, Kevin Hillery, Mike Holtman, Shannon Kee, Erin Kopecky, John Lariviere, Sheila Lawless-Burke, Tim Lynch, Bill Marquis, Lisa Meehan, Poyee Oster, Laura Pagnozzi, Graham Powers, Jean Rainwater, Kelly Willette, and Bill Zaryski."

The Boston Marathon Falls on Patriots' Day 2010. Patriots' Day is a Legal Holiday in Massachusetts. What a coincidence that the Boston Marathon also falls on Patriots' Day - April 19, 2010 - the third Monday in April. According to Wikipedia, "Since 1969, the holiday has been observed on the third Monday in April, providing a three-day long weekend. Previously, it had been designated as April 19 in observance of the anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the first battles of the American Revolutionary War. It is also a school holiday for many local colleges and universities, both public and private."

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