The forecast looked grim, but runners and spectators at the 2019 Boston Marathon were greeted with weather that was actually… pretty great? There were plenty of rainless hours, occasionally featuring the sun, to enjoy on Monday as thousands made the journey to Boylston Street. You can’t possibly take it all in by yourself, so here’s some of what we saw in Boston.
Check out the view from a bridge over Commonwealth Avenue.
“Run Forrest!” Or is his name “Forest Joe?” We may never know.
When having sweet fire escape access comes in handy.
This family came from Syracuse to support a first-time marathoner with matching t-shirts.
Danylla, Eliane, and Jô came here from Rio de Janero to watch Danylla’s husband run the marathon. They’ve been here five days and it’s their first time in this “beautiful city.”
Volunteers wrote encouraging messages for runners on the pavement.
As is tradition, some ran the marathon this year in heavy military gear.
Some pretty good reasons for Siobhan right here.
“If you’re reading this you just ran a marathon!”
In Copley Square, Heatsheets President Chris Falk kept watch over the 35,000 insulated blankets his company brought to keep runners warm post-race. Some good news about them? They’re recyclable.
Volunteers filled thousands of cups to quench runners’ thirst today.
The view from the Apple store.
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