Every city and town has its boosters. With each new Top 10 list, communities west of Boston gain more statewide and national recognition. But do the rankings get it right?
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Hopkinton, where the Boston Marathon begins every year, had 30.2 runners per 10,000 residents this year, a rate higher than any other community. Southborough, Wellesley, and Carlisle also had strong turnouts, while Brookline trailed only Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville in total number of runners with 121. Next
In 2010 Brookline also had the lowest obesity rate in the region, according to the Metropolitan Area Planning Council.
Personal trainer Eric McCaslin uses a stability ball to train JulieSue Goldwasser at BodyScapes Fitness in Brookline. Back to the beginning
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