By updated on April 13, 2018 For elite Boston Marathoners, there’s more at stake than just the glory of the race. As the main sponsor of the marathon, John Hancock Financial Services gives away over $830,000 to the top finishers in the overall, masters, and push-rim wheelchair divisions. The fastest overall man and woman each win $150,000. Second place for each category gets $75,000, and third takes home $40,000. The rest of the top 15 win prize money as follows: Fourth: $25,000 Fifth: $15,000 Sixth: $12,000 Seventh: $9,000 Eighth: $7,400 Ninth: $5,700 10th: $4,200 11th: $2,600 12th: $2,100 13th: $1,800 14th: $1,700 15th: $1,500 For the masters division (runners 40 and older), the first place man and woman each get $10,000. Each category receives $5,000 for second place, $2,500 for third, $1,500 for fourth, and $1,000 for fifth. And in the push-rim wheelchair division, the quickest man and woman each win $20,000. Second and third place finishers get $10,000 and $5,000, … [Read more...] about How much prize money do you get for winning the Boston Marathon?
Associated Press Updated 11:28 pm, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Photo: Allen J. Schaben / TNS Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Angels starter Shohei Ohtani was removed after two innings against the Red Sox because of a blister. Angels starter Shohei Ohtani was removed after two innings against the Red Sox because of a blister. Photo: Allen J. Schaben / TNS Shohei Ohtani’s start against Boston fails to live up to the buildup 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Mookie Betts led off with the first of his three homers, and the visiting Red Sox chased Shohei Ohtani just two innings into his third big-league start to beat the Angels 10-1 on Tuesday night. Ohtaniyielded four hits and three runs on 66 pitches before exiting with a blister on his pitching hand. The two-way player couldn’t throw his breaking pitches for … [Read more...] about Shohei Ohtani’s start against Boston fails to live up to the buildup
Boston Store and Younkers department stores will soon be a thing of the retail past and it will likely mean a big shift for southern Wisconsin’s two largest regional shopping centers.Bon-Ton Stores, with headquarters in Milwaukee and York, Pennsylvania, announced late Tuesday that it has accepted a bid from liquidators that will lead to the closing of about 260 stores in 24 states. It includes 13 stores in Wisconsin that employ 2,255 people, which includes more than 700 people at the headquarters facility in downtown Milwaukee.The announcement, while somewhat anticipated after two liquidators were the only bidders in bankruptcy court on Monday, confirms the end of a company with stores founded as early as the 1850s and further alters the ever-changing retail landscape.The Dayton Daily News in Ohio obtained a letter to employees from Bon-Ton CEO William Tracy on Tuesday that indicated a liquidation would provide the highest offer at a court-supervised auction and that Bon-Ton … [Read more...] about Boston Store, Younkers and other Bon-Ton stores to close; big changes could come to East Towne and West Towne malls
As 26-year-old Xavier De La Torre ran the Boston Marathon for the first time on Monday, his wife waited at the finish line with big news. Cassi De La Torre, 24, held up a sign that read, “A new little runner is approaching the finish line / December 2018.” She wanted to surprise her husband with the announcement of her third pregnancy. Cassi Delatorre, 24, of Silver City, NM, is surprising her marathoner husband, Xavier, at the finish line with some news: She’s pregnant with their third child. “I’ve been telling him: ‘After Boston we’ll try for another.’ I wanted to make the big announcement here.” #Boston2018 pic.twitter.com/MkFTmhWDQo — Matt Stout (@MattPStout) April 16, 2018 But Xavier never finished the race. In Monday’s cold, rainy, and windy conditions, he said he began shivering and shaking and had to stop into a medical tent at mile 15. “I’m not going to be able to go anymore,” Xavier said … [Read more...] about That Boston Marathon pregnancy announcement? It didn’t go quite as planned.
Boston Stores and Younkers department stores may soon be a thing of the retail past and that could mean a big shift for southern Wisconsin’s two largest regional shopping centers.Reuters, citing sources, reported Tuesday that Bon-Ton Stores, with headquarters in Milwaukee and York, Pennsylvania, will go out of business after the only bidders competing at the Monday start of its court-supervised auction were liquidators.Bon-Ton, founded in 1898 and with 260 stores in 24 states, filed for bankruptcy in February and had been hoping to sell to U.S. mall owners Namdar Realty Group and Washington Prime Group to secure a bid that would have kept many of its locations open, Reuters reported.If Bon-Ton is shuttered, it would be a major blow to its employees and to retail centers around the state. Bon-Ton operates 13 stores in Wisconsin and employs 2,255 people, including more than 700 at its headquarters in downtown Milwaukee.“I hope it doesn’t go to liquidation, they've been … [Read more...] about Big changes could come to East Towne and West Towne malls if Boston Store closes