Nahant’s Ellen Goldberg set for ninth straight Boston Marathon

Ellen Goldberg, right, with pioneering marathoner Kathy Switzer, says she's learned a lot in eight years of running in the race. (Courtesy Photo)
NAHANT — It was nine years ago that Ellen Goldberg’s then-sister-in-law asked her if she’d run the Boston Marathon to benefit the Massachusetts Association for the Blind. Monday, she’ll be back in Hopkinton for her ninth straight race, and once again she’s running for the association. “It’s a good, local organization,” said Goldberg, 49. “They…

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