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The Flag at the Marathon
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Patriots' Day and Other Nice Things Harvard Won't Let Us Have

As the only school that doesn’t give Marathon Monday off as a holiday, Harvard seems very committed to not letting its students have nice things. But we’re not here to make you feel better about that. To add insult to injury, here’s a list of other nice things that Harvard just won’t let us have.

Kruti Vora
Boston Marathon

Kruti Vora

Kruti B. Vora '17, a member of the Harvard College Marathon Challenge, reaches the home stretch of the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon. Vora was one of several Harvard undergraduates who ran the marathon to benefit the Phillips Brooks House Association.

Camp Kesem
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Camp Kesem

Sruthi L. Muluk '19, Lily L. Wilkinson '18 and Antonio Soriano '19 raise money for Camp Kesem, a charity for children whose parents have cancer, near the route of the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon.

Spectators
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Spectators

Spectators watch footage of the winner of the Men's race, Geoffrey Kirui of Kenya, on a screen on Exeter St.

Horton Sisters
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Horton Sisters

Adrian E. Horton '16-'17 (right) runs with her sister Elena in the Boston Marathon on Monday.

Naomi Asimow
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Naomi Asimow

Naomi G. Asimow '18 runs in aid of PBHA in the Boston Marathon on Monday.

Mark Czeisler
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Mark Czeisler

Mark E. Czeisler '19 ran to benefit the Martin Richard Foundation, in memory of the eight-year-old victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013.

Spectators
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Boston Marathon 2017

Kruti Vora
College

Cheered on by Fans, Harvard Students Run Boston Marathon

Cheered on by supportive fans and motivated by inspirational signs, more than a dozen Harvard students joined thousands of other runners to cross the finish line of the 121st annual Boston Marathon.

Boston

Dozens From Harvard Ride ‘Midnight Marathon’ Bike Route

Before tens of thousands of marathoners descend on the streets of Boston Monday, a smaller cohort set out at midnight to trace their entire route—albeit on two wheels.

Student Groups

Marathon Challenge To Raise Money for PBHA

​Braving the freezing winter, a group of Harvard undergraduates are running this coming April’s Boston Marathon to raise money for the Phillips Brooks House Association’s Summer Urban Program.

The Flag at the Marathon
Harvard in the City

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
Harvard in the City

At the Finish Line

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

You Rule
Harvard in the City

You Rule

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

Elite Woman
Harvard in the City

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.