Dick And Rick Hoyt
For the first time in Boston Marathon history, someone else pushed Rick Hoyt across the finish line.
Dick Hoyt may not be running in the 2015 Boston Marathon, but he is still going to play a major part of the race.
Monday’s Boston Marathon was the last for father and son team Dick and Rick Hoyt.
About 36,000 runners have waited a full year for this day. Now it’s time to finally run the 118th Boston Marathon.
They are legends of the Boston Marathon but Dick and Rick Hoyt couldn’t finish their 31st Boston.
Kris and Kayla Biagiotti of Mendon, Mass., also known as The K-Girls, were almost the Boston Marathon’s first mother-daughter team to cross the finish line together in 2013.
They are legends of the marathon, but this year will be the last Boston for Rick and Dick Hoyt.
Dick has been pushing his son Rick in a wheelchair along the 26-mile course for more than three decades.
After some of the elite American men dropped out, experts say Shalane Flanagan of Marblehead could be the United States’ best chance for a win Monday.
Dick and Rick Hoyt are a big part of Boston Marathon history, a father-son team who have been racing for three decades.