The 12 Best Signs from the 2017 Boston Marathon
“Run like United Airlines wants your seat!”
The Boston Marathon brings all sorts of people from around the world to the Hub—not least of which, some elite signmakers. As it turns out, a well-placed pun does much to make you forget about your aching calves or chafing nipples on the final stretch of a 26.2-mile slog. And so, these masters of posterboard deserve a salute.
Here’s a dozen of our favorite signs from along the marathon route.
When you don’t think you can go on, just remember:
— abdul (@Advil) April 17, 2017
That’s no moon.
— Emma R. Murphy (@MurphReports) April 17, 2017
Up up, down down, right on Hereford, left on Boylston.
It helps having friends in high places.
— Valdya Baraputri (@valdyabara) April 17, 2017
Hopefully she didn’t have to hide that sign.
Kelsey Renner, of Boston, with a choice inspirational sign pic.twitter.com/LpXWc2JrCr
— Bill Shaner (@bill_shaner) April 17, 2017
Hill of a sign!
— Hallie Smith (@hallieasmith) April 17, 2017
Tough but fair.
— Steve Kapner (@SteveKapner) April 18, 2017
— holivia (@livyrozay) April 18, 2017
Yeah, but these are really nice bananas.
— Alli Salzberg (@AlliSalz) April 17, 2017
Spotted on the sign of the new boutique hotel in Cleveland Circle:
— Christopher Gavin (@c_gavinMDN) April 17, 2017
Granted, it doesn’t take much.
— Jon Ashley (@jonashley87) April 17, 2017