Along The Boston Marathon Route: BostonLess than four miles of the Boston Marathon actually takes place in the city of Boston.
Along The Boston Marathon Route: BrooklineWhen Boston Marathon runners enter Brookline, they know they are getting close to finishing one of the world's hardest marathons.
Along The Boston Marathon Route: NewtonNewton is home to two of the most recognized Boston Marathon landmarks – the Forever Young statue and Heartbreak Hill.
Along The Boston Marathon Route: WellesleyThe Boston Marathon winds its way through eight Massachusetts cities and towns, including Wellesley, which is the halfway point of the race.
Along The Boston Marathon Route: NatickThrough fundraising and the cheers of residents, the town of Natick embraces the spirit of the Boston Marathon.
Along The Boston Marathon Route: FraminghamInstead of taking the crowded T to watch the race downtown, fans can take the MBTA commuter rail out to Framingham instead.
Along The Boston Marathon Route: AshlandThe town of Ashland has a long standing association with the Boston Marathon — one that dates back to the marathon’s inception.
Along The Boston Marathon Route: HopkintonIt's a relatively quiet suburban community until each spring on Patriots' Day.
Along The Route: Hopkinton Heralds The Boston MarathonHopkinton, Massachusetts plays a key role in each year's Boston Marathon, as it is the town where it all begins.

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