Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Newton-Wellesley is a community teaching hospital in Massachusetts, located right on the course of the Boston Marathon. It provides a full range of orthopedic, joint, physical medicine and rehabilitation services to handle a wide variety of sports-related injuries.

Newton-Wellesley hospital is proud to be an official sponsor of the Athletes’ Village medical tents in Hopkinton, taking care of a wide-range of runner’s last-minute medical needs, and in many cases, just an wish of encouragement.

To learn more about Newton-Wellesley Hospital, or its physicans and services, please e-mail carefinder@partners.org, or call 1-866-NWH-DOCS (694-3627).

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1935 John A. Kelley

Born in West Medford, Massachusetts as one of ten children, Kelley ran track and cross-country at Arlington High School in Massachusetts. He did not finish his first Boston Marathon in 1928, but eventually competed in a record 61 Boston Marathons. A legend of the marathon, Kelley won the 1935 and 1945 runnings of the Boston Marathon. He finished in second place at Boston a record seven times. Between 1934 to 1950, he finished in the top five 15 times at Boston, consistently running in the 2:30s. He ran his last full marathon at Boston in 1992 at the age of 84, his 61st start and 58th finish there.