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Stephen Sambu becomes first four-time men’s winner of Falmouth Road Racesaid the pressure to become the first man to win Falmouth four times — betterin
Boston Globe / Posted 14 hours ago
said the pressure to become the first man to win Falmouth four times — bettering the three-time victories of Bill Rodgers, John Korir, and Gilbert Okari — kept him up the night before. “Everybody wanted me to win,’’ he... Read more
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Stephen Sambu, Caroline Chepkoech look to defend Falmouth Road Race titlesseeks his fourth consecutive title. No man has won four. Sambu, 29 and the only
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
seeks his fourth consecutive title. No man has won four. Sambu, 29 and the only Kenyan in the elite field, last year joined Bill Rodgers (1974, 1977, 1978) and Gilbert Okari (2004-06) as a three-time winner. “It’s exciting to win even one time,’’... Read more
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A couple of generous bartenders walk out of a bar and start givingnine firefighters — he went to work at the Eliot Lounge just blocks from the Bo
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
nine firefighters — he went to work at the Eliot Lounge just blocks from the Boston Marathon finish line. In 1975, after Bill Rodgers won the marathon in record time, a reporter asked him about his immediate plans. “I said, ‘I’m going to the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Jack Coakley, 67, a trailblazer in a wheelchairWhen the Boston Harbor Hotel opened 30 years ago, Bill Rodgers, the four-time B
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
When the Boston Harbor Hotel opened 30 years ago, Bill Rodgers, the four-time Boston Marathon winner, was asked to give a speech to mark the occasion. While there, someone handed Rodgers passes for the hotel’s health club, and Rodgers handed the... Read more

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