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How Jogging in Burundi Became an Act of War

How Jogging in Burundi Became an Act of War

For a decade, the African nation of Burundi was home to a unique phenomenon: group jogs involving thousands of people who hit the streets to sing, socialize, and sometimes protest the nation’s authoritarian president, Pierre Nkurunziza. In March 2014, he banned the activity. As conflicts threaten to boil over—and the body count continues to rise—runners have become both weapons and victims.

Running Legend Frank Shorter On Boston

Running Legend Frank Shorter On Boston

Once a contender, now a commentator, the marathon gold-medalist heads back to America's most iconic race. We caught up to hear his thoughts on last year—and predictions for this year's event.

Boston: From the Finish Line

Boston: From the Finish Line

We had a handful of writers running the 117th Boston Marathon on Monday when a series of explosions rocked the city. Here are some of their stories.

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