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By the numbers with AFA’s Amy Compston

By MARK MAYNARD / AFA BOSTON — The 119th Boston Marathon is history and history-making for Amy Compston, who ran her fastest marathon ever – by 25 seconds. Here’s a look at some other numbers from Monday’s amazing race for the Amy For Africa namesake from Ashland. –9,254...
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2015

Compston sets PR in Boston Marathon despite conditions

By MARK MAYNARD The Daily Independent It wasn’t exactly ideal weather for running, but that’s never stopped Amy Compston. The marathon runner from Ashland — and the face behind the Amy For Africa mission — still managed to set a personal record during the 119th running of the...
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APR
2015

Chris Compston speeds to PR in BAA 5K in Boston

BOSTON – Chris Compston ran his fastest 5K in the prestigious Boston Athletic Association 5K on a sunny Saturday. Compston, the husband of Amy For Africa co-founder Amy Compston, ran a speedy 20:30 in the 5K to finish 461st out of 8,892 runners. That put him in the top five...
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APR
2015

Forecast for Boston Marathon: Rainy, windy and full of praise

BOSTON – Days of training in the rain and snow may pay off for Amy Compston in Monday’s Boston Marathon. The forecast for the marathon calls for 100 percent chance of rain with 21 mph winds. Compston, who will be running in her third consecutive Boston Marathon, is ready for the...
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2015

Boston Marathon still brings out emotions in Compston

By MARK MAYNARD / Amy For Africa BOSTON — Amy Compston still gets emotional even thinking about the Boston Marathon. On Monday, the woman who is the face of Amy For Africa will be competing in her third consecutive Boston Marathon — and fifth world marathon — on the streets of...