Boston Marathon

The Flag at the Marathon
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The Flag at the Marathon

In front of a large stand flanking the finish line at the Boston Public Library, an American flag stands tall in the sun.

At the Finish Line
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At the Finish Line

A marathon runner poses with volunteers after finishing the 26.2 mile race.

You Rule
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You Rule

A spectator holds up a poster and cheers runners on near the 26 mile mark of the Boston Marathon route.

Elite Woman
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Elite Woman

Tirfi Tsegaye of Ethiopa runs through Kenmore Square during the Boston Marathon Monday. Tsegay came in second place in the elite women’s division with a time of 2:30:03.

Side by Side
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Side by Side

Lemi Berhanu Hayle and Lelisa Desisa, both of Ethiopa, run along the final mile of the Boston Marathon route on Monday. Hayle won the elite men’s divison and Desisa came in second.

Waiting on Water
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Waiting on Water

A volunteer cheers on runners as he hands out water along the marathon route.

One Last Mile
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One Last Mile

A runner waves as he completes the final stretch of the Boston Marathon.

Boston Marathon 2016
College

Powered by Cheers, Students Run the 120th Boston Marathon

Surrounded by cheering supporters, handmade signs, and countless bottles of Gatorade, Harvard students—and at least one dean—took to the streets for the 120th annual Boston Marathon on Monday.

One Last Mile
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Boston Marathon 2016

A Finish Line Embrace
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A Finish Line Embrace

A participant embraces a friend on the sideline as he approaches the end of the Boston Marathon route. A Canadian flag - one of the many flags displayed near the finish line - billows in the wind behind.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
Crime

Two Years After Bombings, Tsarnaev Sentenced to Death

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev spoke in court for the first time since he entered a “not guilty” plea at his arraignment hearing two years ago, expressing remorse for his actions.

Pushing to the Finish: Boston Marathon 2015
College

Pushing to the Finish: Boston Marathon 2015

Marathon Runners Approach Finish Line
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Marathon Runners Approach Finish Line

Serena Eley of Los Alamos, New Mexico, approaches the finish line of the 2015 Boston Marathon.

Runners Celebrate Near End of Marathon
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Runners Celebrate Near End of Marathon

James Dixon of San Jose, CA, waves as he nears the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

Runners Celebrate At End of Marathon
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Runners Celebrate At End of Marathon

Lisa Howley celebrates with her medal and a bottle of water after finishing the Boston Marathon.