More than a dozen Harvard affiliates ran the 126th Boston Marathon on Monday, joining the 30,000 other athletes who raced the city’s iconic 26.2-mile course.
Harvard affiliates made a triumphant return to the streets of Boston Monday as they competed in the 125th running of the Boston Marathon and the first to take place in person since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Thousands of runners from every background crossed the finish line of the 123rd Boston Marathon which is held annually on Patriots Day, the third Monday of April. The sprinkle of rain towards the end of the day greeted each runner with a cooling finish to the 26.2 miles they had just conquered.
Harvard students, alumni, and staff battled wind and intermittent rain to complete the 123rd running of the Boston Marathon on Monday.