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Boston Marathon Midnight Ride

This was at midnight, April 15th 2013 at the start of the Boston Midnight Marathon Ride in Hopkinton, MA.
My friend Chrissie and I started the ride with hundreds of other enthusiastic riders. Yet another way the Boston community celebrates the amazing spirit of the Boston Marathon. It was our first midnight ride and we were caught up in the…

Happy Marathon Monday!

An hour before the bombings were announced I was standing right around the finish line excited to be at the Boston Marathon for the first time. It was supposed to be fun, it was supposed to be a break from studying...little did I know what was going to happen. I posted "Happy Marathon Monday!" as I stood near the 26 mile marker which is now ironic…

"Pray for Boston"

Shot of the finish line with the caption "Pray for Boston"

"Internet meme from a collection of Boston Marathon memes gathered by Elena Agapie. At the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon, Elena was a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. Elena's collection was part of a larger project on "Topical Meme…

2013 Boston Marathon finish line

Photograph of the 2013 Boston Marathon finish line taken the week after the bombing, with a crowd outside Marathon Sports in the background.

2013 Boston Marathon finish line

Photograph of the 2013 Boston Marathon finish line taken the week after the bombing, with a crowd outside Marathon Sports in the background.

Sightseers on Boylston Street

A couple taking photographs on Boylston Street, with the Boston Marathon finish line in the background.

At the Finish Line

I recently got the chance to take this picture at the finish line with my new Boston strong tattoo.

April 15th, 2013

Everyone was so happy as we cheered on the complete strangers that were running by while waiting for our loved one to cross over the finish line and come back to us. I was trying to see a familiar face on any of the runners but I couldn’t find my aunt just yet. My mother was eager to see her as well; she was using my shoulders for balance…

"Run Sarah Run" sign and other race material abandoned after the Boston Marathon bombing

Garbage can on Clarendon Street, just outside of family area used during the 2013 Boston Marathon. A sign that reads "Run Sarah Run" is visible in the garbage can, as is a runner's bib number (#23497). A phone number with a 617 area code is written on the runner's bib.