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Running the Boston Marathon

Men's winner Lawrence Cherono of Kenya crosses the finish line ahead of Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia during the Boston Marathon in Massachusetts, April 15, 2019. The 123rd Boston Marathon ended with a sprint to the tape, as Kenya's Lawrence Cherono edged Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa by two seconds in one of the closest finishes in the event's history.

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Men's winner Lawrence Cherono of Kenya crosses the finish line ahead of Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia during the Boston Marathon in Massachusetts, April 15, 2019. The 123rd Boston Marathon ended with a sprint to the tape, as Kenya's Lawrence Cherono...more

Men's winner Lawrence Cherono of Kenya crosses the finish line ahead of Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia during the Boston Marathon in Massachusetts, April 15, 2019. The 123rd Boston Marathon ended with a sprint to the tape, as Kenya's Lawrence Cherono edged Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa by two seconds in one of the closest finishes in the event's history. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl
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Men's winner Lawrence Cherono of Kenya (R) and women's winner Worknesh Degefa of Ethiopia celebrate. The women's race had far less drama thanks to Ethiopia's Worknesh Degefa, who led the last 22 miles and finished 44 seconds ahead of 2017 Boston winner Edna Kiplagat of Kenya. Degefa finished in 2:23:31.

REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Men's winner Lawrence Cherono of Kenya (R) and women's winner Worknesh Degefa of Ethiopia celebrate. The women's race had far less drama thanks to Ethiopia's Worknesh Degefa, who led the last 22 miles and finished 44 seconds ahead of 2017 Boston...more

Men's winner Lawrence Cherono of Kenya (R) and women's winner Worknesh Degefa of Ethiopia celebrate. The women's race had far less drama thanks to Ethiopia's Worknesh Degefa, who led the last 22 miles and finished 44 seconds ahead of 2017 Boston winner Edna Kiplagat of Kenya. Degefa finished in 2:23:31. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl
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A runner tries to keep dry before the marathon. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

A runner tries to keep dry before the marathon. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

A runner tries to keep dry before the marathon. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl
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Bill Richard, father of Boston Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard, left, congratulates a man running for the Martin Richard Foundation. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Bill Richard, father of Boston Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard, left, congratulates a man running for the Martin Richard Foundation. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Bill Richard, father of Boston Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard, left, congratulates a man running for the Martin Richard Foundation. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl
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Women's fifth place finisher Desiree Linden of the U.S. crosses the finish line. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Women's fifth place finisher Desiree Linden of the U.S. crosses the finish line. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Women's fifth place finisher Desiree Linden of the U.S. crosses the finish line. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl
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Danielle Heath, of Orlando, Florida, waves a Boston Strong flag as a moment of silence is observed at the time and near the site of the bomb blasts. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Danielle Heath, of Orlando, Florida, waves a Boston Strong flag as a moment of silence is observed at the time and near the site of the bomb blasts. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Danielle Heath, of Orlando, Florida, waves a Boston Strong flag as a moment of silence is observed at the time and near the site of the bomb blasts. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl
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Nancy Steers of New York reacts after crossing the finish line. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Nancy Steers of New York reacts after crossing the finish line. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Nancy Steers of New York reacts after crossing the finish line. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl
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Manuela Schar of Switzerland celebrates after winning the women's wheelchair division. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Manuela Schar of Switzerland celebrates after winning the women's wheelchair division. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Manuela Schar of Switzerland celebrates after winning the women's wheelchair division. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl
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Daniel Romanchuk of the U.S. celebrates after winning the men's wheelchair division. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Daniel Romanchuk of the U.S. celebrates after winning the men's wheelchair division. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Daniel Romanchuk of the U.S. celebrates after winning the men's wheelchair division. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl
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Lawrence Cherono of Kenya reacts after winning the 2019 Boston Marathon. Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports

Lawrence Cherono of Kenya reacts after winning the 2019 Boston Marathon. Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports

Lawrence Cherono of Kenya reacts after winning the 2019 Boston Marathon. Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports
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Matthew Harpin is helped across the finish line by Nicholas Haddow, left, and Brian Prendergast, right. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Matthew Harpin is helped across the finish line by Nicholas Haddow, left, and Brian Prendergast, right. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Matthew Harpin is helped across the finish line by Nicholas Haddow, left, and Brian Prendergast, right. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl
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Fernanda Barros of Brazil reacts after crossing the finish line. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Fernanda Barros of Brazil reacts after crossing the finish line. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Fernanda Barros of Brazil reacts after crossing the finish line. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl
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Jared Ward of the U.S. leads during the 2019 Boston Marathon. Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

Jared Ward of the U.S. leads during the 2019 Boston Marathon. Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

Jared Ward of the U.S. leads during the 2019 Boston Marathon. Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
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Worknesh Degefa of Ethiopia reacts after winning the 2019 Boston Marathon. Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports

Worknesh Degefa of Ethiopia reacts after winning the 2019 Boston Marathon. Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports

Worknesh Degefa of Ethiopia reacts after winning the 2019 Boston Marathon. Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports
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Junsik Park of South Korea crosses the finish line on Boylston Street. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Junsik Park of South Korea crosses the finish line on Boylston Street. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Junsik Park of South Korea crosses the finish line on Boylston Street. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl
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Runners approach the finish line on Boylston Street. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Runners approach the finish line on Boylston Street. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Runners approach the finish line on Boylston Street. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl
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Judd Lorson of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, crosses the finish line with his 10-month-old son, Logan. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Judd Lorson of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, crosses the finish line with his 10-month-old son, Logan. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Judd Lorson of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, crosses the finish line with his 10-month-old son, Logan. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl
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Fans hold signs during the 2019 Boston Marathon. Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

Fans hold signs during the 2019 Boston Marathon. Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

Fans hold signs during the 2019 Boston Marathon. Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
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Women's wheelchair division winner Manuela Schar of Switzerland celebrates as she approaches the finish line during the 123rd running of the Boston Marathon on the sixth anniversary of the 2013 Boston marathon bombings in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. April 15th, 2019. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Women's wheelchair division winner Manuela Schar of Switzerland celebrates as she approaches the finish line during the 123rd running of the Boston Marathon on the sixth anniversary of the 2013 Boston marathon bombings in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S....more

Women's wheelchair division winner Manuela Schar of Switzerland celebrates as she approaches the finish line during the 123rd running of the Boston Marathon on the sixth anniversary of the 2013 Boston marathon bombings in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. April 15th, 2019. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl
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Jordan Hasay of the U.S. runs in the pack at the Boston Marathon starting line. Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports

Jordan Hasay of the U.S. runs in the pack at the Boston Marathon starting line. Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports

Jordan Hasay of the U.S. runs in the pack at the Boston Marathon starting line. Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports
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A general view of wave one runners crossing the Boston Marathon starting line. Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports

A general view of wave one runners crossing the Boston Marathon starting line. Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports

A general view of wave one runners crossing the Boston Marathon starting line. Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports
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An official's hat at the Boston Marathon starting line. Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports

An official's hat at the Boston Marathon starting line. Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports

An official's hat at the Boston Marathon starting line. Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports
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Ryota Yoshida of Japan gets ready at the Boston Marathon starting line. Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports

Ryota Yoshida of Japan gets ready at the Boston Marathon starting line. Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports

Ryota Yoshida of Japan gets ready at the Boston Marathon starting line. Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports
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A runner wears plastic on their shoes prior to the 2019 Boston Marathon. Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

A runner wears plastic on their shoes prior to the 2019 Boston Marathon. Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

A runner wears plastic on their shoes prior to the 2019 Boston Marathon. Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
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Philemon Rono of Kenya during the 2019 Boston Marathon. Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

Philemon Rono of Kenya during the 2019 Boston Marathon. Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

Philemon Rono of Kenya during the 2019 Boston Marathon. Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
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A fly over before the men's elite division starts. Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports

A fly over before the men's elite division starts. Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports

A fly over before the men's elite division starts. Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports
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