Top cop completes marathon for 1st time since 2013 bombings

"I don't want to get people alarmed", Boston police Commissioner William Evans said.

After he crossed the finish line, Keflezighi ran over to kiss the members of the Richard family, who lost their 8-year-old son Martin in the bombings.

"I wasn't there to prove anything", she said (via the Boston Globe).

This year, Sanchez ran the entire race holding an American flag on his shoulder. "The scariest part would be. everything else about the Boston Marathon".

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One day after the Easter Bunny was hopping all over MA, thousands of runners hit the road to race in the Boston Marathon. In the 1960s, several women had completed marathons as bandits, but no woman had actually registered and completed the Boston Marathon until Kathrine Switzer did it in 1967. He plans to run the New York Marathon, which he won in 2009, one last time in the fall before retiring. Gibb also ran in the '67 race, again unofficially, but no one realized Switzer was a woman until after the race started - partly due to the cold weather on that April 19th, prompting her to wear oversized sweats.

"I always wanted to do it, but I wasn't sure I'd be getting in", he said.

Switzer, however, was the first official Boston Marathon female participant, and her struggle that day wearing the No. 261 bib eventually led to the start of 261 Fearless, a foundation established to support women as they "take on their personal challenges through running or walking".

"I'm not really nervous, I'm excited". She became an author and TV commentator for the Olympics, World and National championships before returning to marathons at 64.

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Revelle explained that much of her decision to run was to help fund the treatment and research that Dana-Farber devotes to cancer, the disease that both her parents died from.

The 27-year old Garic finished in 24th place overall in the Men's Open Wheelchair Division and 32nd overall in a time of 1:39:38.

For those attending the marathon, the city has listed prohibited items, including backpacks, glass containers and strollers.

Keflezighi, 41, said he plans to enter the New York Marathon, which he won in 2009, one last time in the fall before retiring.

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We look alike, size-wise and the reach is the same, biceps, punch power. "There are a lot of equal things". However the challenge Klitschko represents is unlike anything the 27-year-old has had to deal with before.

There are close to 30,000 people running in the Boston Marathon, representing 30,000 different possible reasons to subject yourself to a grueling 26.2 miles.

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