As 36,000 runners waited anxiously for the start of the 118th Boston Marathon Monday, a moment of silence was held to honor the victims of last year’s bombings at the finish line.
About 36,000 runners have waited a full year for this day. Now it’s time to finally run the 118th Boston Marathon.
An absolutely terrific forecast for Marathon Monday, whether you’re running or spectating it doesn’t get much better than this.
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About 600 screaming second and third graders greeted the runners with a rock star-like rally in the school gym.
Boston Police Commissioner William Evans says patrols will be stepped up because of Tuesday night’s incident.
Organizers and law enforcement officials are urging Boston Marathon spectators to leave backpacks and other bags at home. They also say crowds will be limited at the finish line where two bombs exploded a year ago.
Preparation is underway as the city gets set to mark a year since the Marathon bombings.
City officials have announced improved public safety measures for the final two miles of the world’s oldest marathon,
CBS Boston is proud to have eight runners taking part in 2014’s 118th running of the Boston Marathon.