BOSTON (CBS) – Runners from around the world are getting mentally and physically prepared for Monday’s marathon.
The runners have been busy at several pre-race events.
Runners picked up their numbers at the Hynes Convention Center throughout the weekend.
The running festivities started Sunday morning with a series of races before the Boston Marathon. Thousands turned out for the 5K Sunday morning hosted by the Boston Athletic Association.
Sunday, runners are invited to “carbo-load” at the annual pasta dinner at Boston City Hall Plaza from 4:30 to 8 p.m.