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Next Stop Beantown: Lacing Up on Marathon Monday

Next Stop Beantown: Lacing Up on Marathon Monday

It’s been described as the Super Bowl of the running world. Whether your goal is to finish as the first US female runner (ahem, Neely Spence Gracey ’12) or simply to keep your feet moving all the way to Copley Square, the Boston Marathon is a coveted experience for marathoners.

Born to Run: Gracey Does Boston

Born to Run: Gracey Does Boston

On a warmer-than-normal Patriot’s Day morning in Beantown, the ten-time PSAC Athlete of the Year set out to run her first marathon just two days after celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday. Gracey completed the prestigious women’s elite race at the 2016 Boston Marathon in ninth place, finishing as the top US female in the field.