The race, on Sept. 15, begins and ends at Suffolk Downs and goes through East Boston and Revere. Proceeds from the event will benefit OneFund.
Rodgers won the Boston Marathon in 1975, 1978, 1979 and 1980. Shorter won the 1972 Summer Olympics men's marathon in Munich, the first American to win an Olympic marathon, and won the silver at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.
Participants can register, request printable application and find fee information on the race's website.
- Matt Pepin, Boston.com sports editor
- Steve Silva, Boston.com senior producer, two-time Boston Marathon sub-four hour runner.
- Ty Velde is a 15-time Boston qualifier who's completed 11 consecutive Boston Marathons and 23 marathons overall. Ty is now training for his 12th Boston run and will provide training tips for those who train solo and outside, no matter what temperature it is.
- Rich 'Shifter' Horgan is a 19-time Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team member who runs in honor of his father, who died of colon cancer. He will provide updates on local running events with a focus on the charitable organizations that provide Boston Marathon entries for their organization's fund raising purposes