Runners eager to be part of the 2014 Boston Marathon have spent the summer trying to obtain, or improve, qualifying times in order to get registration priority.
The explosion video
Boston.com senior sports producer Steve Silva had the best video of any that captured the bomb at the finish line.
Runners invited back
The more than 5,000 runners who were stopped on the Marathon course have been invited to participate in 2014.
Read the first-day account of the bombings at the Boston Marathon on Patriots Day 2013.
Boston.com's Steve Silva witnessed the Boston Marathon explosions and shot video from the finish line. Here's his account of what he witnessed.
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Rita Jeptoo and Lelisa Desisa (pictured) were the women's and men's elite race winners.
Neil Gottlieb had just crossed the finish line and was filing through a chute to get some water and snacks when a pair of explosions "almost lifted us all off our feet," he said.
A large-scale consideration
The 117th edition of the race will be remembered for what happened in the finish area. The future will bring tighter security in Boston and at marathons around the world, though security always has been a pressing concern.
Domination by Kenyan runners like Wesley Korir has raised the level of excellence, and the rest of the field is still trying to catch up. Boston Globe marathon preview
Former Patriots linebacker Eric Alexander says he's always been interested in endurance sports. He'll run his first marathon on Monday.
Four-time Boston Marathon champion Bill Rodgers has a few suggestions on where to run in New England, from Boston Common to the coast.
Boston Marathon to give some invitational entries to 2014 event
The Boston Athletic Association will provide a limited number of invitational entries to the 2014 Boston Marathon to people who were most impacted by the bombings at the finish line of the 2013 race.
Complete bombing coverage
Review all of Boston.com's coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings and subsequent investigations and recovery.