2016 Boston Marathon

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Runners made their way to the finish line.


Erin Bauman was greeted at the finish line by her husband, Jeff Bauman.

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Marathon bombing survivor Celeste Corcoran stood on the finish line.

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Patrick Downes was kissed by Celeste Corcoran.

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A girl waved her sign for the runners.

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Discarded water cups on the course.

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A runner celebrated at the finish line.

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Students at Wellesley cheered on the runners.

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Atsede Baysa jumps into the arms of a friend.

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Celebration at the finish line.

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The mobility-impaired competitors raced through Wellesley.

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Atsede Baysa and Lemi Berhanu Hayle held up the trophy.

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Lemi Berhanu Hayle of Ethiopia crossed the finish line.

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Runners were greeted by Wellesley College students.

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Runners reached Heartbreak Hill.

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The men?s elite field passed Wellesley College.

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Wellesley College student Ariana Vergos greeted runners.

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Women?s wheelchair winner Tatyana McFadden held up her trophy.

Boston-4/18/16- The finish line at the Boston Marathon. Mens wheelchair winner Marcel Hug crosses the finish line in a close finish with Ernst Van Dyk and Kurt Feanley(rt) Boston Globe staff Photo by John Tlumacki (sports)

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Marcel Hug defended his title in men?s wheelchair.

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A runner celebrated at the start.

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Workers prepped the finish line.

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Mark Wahlberg filmed for ?Patriots Day? at the finish line.

A day and an event to celebrate in Boston

All along the route, thousands of runners and thousands of spectators celebrated the event and the day.

Hopkinton, MA - 4-18-16 - Adrianne Haslet at the start of the Boston Marathon. Globe staff photo / Bill Greene

Bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet crosses finish line

Haslet lost her left leg in the 2013 Marathon bombings. Three years later, she finished the Boston Marathon on a prosthetic leg.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/18/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/Tlumacki_BostonMarathonfinishline1539.jpg Bombing survivor Jeff Bauman greets wife at Marathon finish line

Erin Bauman never got to finish the Boston Marathon in 2013. But on Monday, she finally completed the 26.2-mile route.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cullen-10552.jpg The new normal on Marathon Monday

This year, there was a balance between remembering 2013 and the joy of the event.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/18/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Gasper1-10489.jpg A journey measured in months, not just miles

Running in the Boston Marathon is a triumph of heart, body and mind.

Scenes from the Boston Marathon

A marathon of motion and emotion

See photos from the 2016 Boston Marathon, with all its excitement, dedication, and excellence.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/18/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/Tlumacki_BostonMarathonfinishline1247.jpg The Boston Marathon was a hot spot for proposals this year

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Jim Driscoll (left) and Mitch Kies (right) helped Ari Ofsevit (center) across the finish line.

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When his feet were beat, runner got a hand

Jim Driscoll and Mitch Kies helped Ari Ofsevit cross the finish line in just over three hours.

Globe wins two Pulitzers

The Boston Globe won two Pulitzer Prizes ? one for commentary and one for feature photography ? on Monday.

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Problems with an Amtrak-owned signal system near South Station delayed or canceled 40 commuter trains Sunday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_19hawking-4_metro.jpg Stephen Hawking casts some light on black holes

The legendary physicist held a Harvard audience rapt in a lecture and discussion on the cosmos.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/02/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Tlumacki_trumpheadquarters_national100.jpg Battle for Mass. GOP convention delegates intensifies

Donald Trump won the Mass. Republican primary, but Ted Cruz could wind up with a plurality of the state?s delegates.

Two years later, Bridgewater State?s overhaul is unfunded

Two years ago, Gov. Deval Patrick proposed ambitious changes at the hospital. But lawmakers largely scrapped the plan.

4/12/16 - Arlington, MA - John Tortelli, cq, has private insurance and still was denied treatment because his liver wasn't damaged enough from his hepititis-C infection. Topic: 14hepatitis. Story by Felice Freyer/Globe Staff. Photo by Dina Rudick/Globe Staff.

Insurers balk at paying for hepatitis C drugs

The drugs are effective but also very expensive, and private insurers don?t want to pay.

Police investigate offensive graffiti at Swampscott school

The graffiti involved swastikas written in chalk and a profane word on a window, police said.