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 Boston Marathon 2019 infographic
Grafik zeigt das Höhenniveau und die Marathonstrecke, die von den Läufern zurückzulegen ist.
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Boston Marathon 2019

April 15, 2019 - Am 15. April findet in Boston der 123. Marathon statt, mehr als 30.000 Läufer werden erwartet. Die regierenden Champions, Yuki Kawauchi aus Japan und Desiree Linden aus den USA führen die Damen- bzw. Herrenfelder in diesem ältesten Marathonlauf der Welt an.

The Boston Marathon started in 1897 with 15 runners. It is held annually on Patriots’ Day, which commemorates the Battles of Lexington and Concord in 1775 at the start of the American War of Independence from Great Britain.

Boston is the second of the six World Marathon Majors of 2019. The full list is:
Mar 3 Tokyo, Japan
Apr 15 Boston, U.S.
Apr 28 London, UK
Sep 29 Berlin, Germany
Oct 13 Chicago, U.S.
Nov 3 New York, U.S.

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PUBLISHED: 04/04/2019; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images
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