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Joey Phillips of Cuyahoga Falls, USA pauses at mile 21 after reaching the summit of Heartbreak Hill at the 2014 Boston Marathon.
Spectators line the marathon course to clap and encourage on runners at the twenty one mile marker of the race.
Military Policeman, Derek Wilcox, stands guard. The course had heightened security this year because of the bombings at the 2013 Boston Marathon.
Roy Knopp of the USA receives high fives from Boston College students. Every year, multiple colleges throughout Boston give students Marathon Monday off from classes.
Runners push through the course as they come off Heartbreak Hill with five miles to go to the finish line.
Spectators film marathon runners using a GoPro Camera as they cheer from the sidelines of the marathon.
Numerous spectators and runners said that the patriotic spirit and determination following last year’s tragedy made the 2014 marathon particularly memorable.
Of the 36,000 runners racing this year’s Boston Marathon on Monday, more than two dozen will come from Harvard, either as qualifying runners or through the Harvard College Marathon Challenge.
Public Safety Secretary Andrea J. Cabral discusses the importance of balancing the levels of security and comfort of the patrons at the annual marathon.
The IOP hosted a panel featuring, among others, former police commissioner Edward Davis, Wednesday to discuss last year’s Boston Marathon attack.
A Boston Police Department officer comforts a shocked onlooker of the bombings in Copley Square.
A Massachusetts State Police officer blocks a road in downtown Boston Monday afternoon following the two explosions.
Ginny C. Fahs ‘14 and Mark R. Jahnke ‘13 embrace at a reception held for the Harvard College Marathon Challenge participants in Quincy Junior Common Room on Monday evening. Both runners, who walked back to Harvard’s campus, had made it past the 26-mile mark when authorities closed the route due to detonation of two bombs at the finish line.