EarthLink Business

EarthLink

EarthLink BusinessTM, a division of EarthLink, Inc., is proud to serve as the data center and Internet connectivity provider for the Boston Marathon. Our advanced, next generation IP network delivers the performance, availability and reliability needed to keep the Boston Marathon website running at full speed. Our robust infrastructure and state-of-art network operations center ensure that the millions of visitors to the official Boston Marathon web site are able to access race times for each runner any time during the race.

EarthLink Business is one of the nation’s largest business-to-business providers of IP services, integrated communications and equipment solutions to medium-sized and large businesses and enterprise customers across the United States. We provide cost-effective, reliable services to organizations of all sizes, with specialized solutions for many industries including retail, healthcare, financial institutions and state governments. Our robust facilities-based network is coupled with a nationwide MPLS network. The combination enables us to connect virtually any location in the U.S. using a blend of access technologies to improve efficiency and performance for your organization.

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B.A.A. Moment 4

1972 - Women Official Entrants in Marathon

Although Bobbi Gibb was the first woman to complete the Boston Marathon in 1966, it was not until the 1972 Boston Marathon that women could become official entrants due to a change in AAU rules.