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Young Wellesley runners get taste of Boston Marathon finish

Some of the fastest Wellesley Middle School and High School runners earned the honor of competing in Saturday’s Invitational Mile events, which involve 4 male and 4 female athletes from each of the 8 towns and cities along the Boston Marathon course. The mile race for high school students and the 1 kilometer race for […]

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Wellesley Strong

Wellesley residents who are running the Boston Marathon congregated at Town Hall on Saturday morning along with race volunteers, first responders and others to pose for this photo inspired by the recent Sports Illustrated cover. Wellesley resident (Elaine Marten organized the event. Thanks to Wellesley photographer Maura Wayman for sending the picture.)

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Wellesley marathoners invited to be in group photo Saturday AM

Wellesley residents who are running the Boston Marathon — along with those who are volunteering at it or otherwise supporting the race (i.e., fire, police, EMT, fans) — are invited to be part of a photo shoot in front of Wellesley Town Hall on Saturday, April 19 at 8:45am. Those who wish to participate are […]

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Wellesley Middle School students run strong in Mini Marathon

More than one thousand Wellesley Middle School students took to the streets Monday for the ninth annual Mini Marathon.  Under cloudless skies, runners navigated a nearly 2-mile course that wound through neighborhoods around the school and on to the Sprague playing fields. More students than ever competed in this year’s race, which is organized by […]

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Wellesley High juniors organize cleats drive

Do you have any used cleats your children have outgrown? If so, don’t throw them out. Instead, donate them to Play Ball!, a non-profit organization that funds school sports for the public middle schools in the City of Boston. A group of Wellesley High School juniors is conducting a service project to collect cleats for […]

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Babson grads find match made in Heaven: Christianity & Mixed Martial Arts

Babson College MBA alumni Chris LeSchack, Paul Proctor, Maxwell Chang, and Ashit Ghevaria shared executive producer duties for a new film called “Fight Church” that debuts April 24-26 at the Independent Film Festival Boston. Fight Church asks the question: “Can you really love your neighbor as yourself and then punch him in the face?” It is a feature […]

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Boston Marathon: Many Wellesley angles

Hopkinton and Ashland can fuss about where the Boston Marathon began or begins, but there’s no arguing the fact that Wellesley is smack in the middle of the 26.2-mile course. We own from about mile 12 to 16, traversing Rte. 135 at the start and crossing over to Rte. 16 for the rest (this zippy […]

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