2016 Boston Marathon

More than 30,000 participants registered for the 2016 Boston Marathon, the third largest field in the race history.
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Runners sleep in the grass at the athletes village prior to the running of the 120th Boston Marathon in Hopkinton. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)
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Workers prep the finish line on Boylston Street in Boston. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff)
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Runners look out from buses as they arrive at the athletes village prior to the marathon. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)
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Charity runners for Children’s Hospital Frank Gens, Gillian Fell, and David Koenig relaxed at the Masonic Lodge before the start of the Boston Marathon. (Bill Greene/Globe Staff)
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Mark Wahlberg films a scene for the movie “Patriots Day” at the finish line. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff)
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Runners make their way around the athletes village prior to the running of the marathon. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)
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Adrianne Haslet-Davis cheers at the start of the race. (Bill Greene/Globe Staff)
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Pat Dossett of Dallas and Adam LaReau of Boston enjoy a coffee as they plan their run for the One Summit charity for kids with cancer. (Lane Turner/Globe Staff)
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Marathon bombing survivor Patrick Downes, (blue shirt) hugs a group before running the marathon. (Bill Greene/Globe Staff)
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Wellesley College junior Rebecca Weitzel has her hands full of signs to decorate the Scream Tunnel. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff)
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Runners start the Boston Marathon in downtown Hopkinton. (Bill Greene/Globe Staff)
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The men’s wheelchair race approached the finish line. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff)
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Men’s wheelchair winner Marcel Hug crosses the finish line in a close finish with Ernst Van Dyk and Kurt Feanley. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
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The first wave of runners at the starting line in Hopkinton. (Bill Greene/Globe Staff)
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Ethiopian runner Atsede Baysa made a dramatic move with just over a mile to go, overtook the leaders and won the Boston Marathon. (Dina Rudick/Globe Staff)
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Women’s wheelchair winner Tatyana McFadden crossed the finish line. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
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Winner Lemi Berhanu Hayle (left) looks behind as former winner Lelisa Desisa stays close. (Lane Turner/Globe Staff)
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Shadows of the cheering crowd in Wellesley. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff)
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Elite women’s runners make their way along Commonwealth Avenue near Heartbreak Hill. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)
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Men’s winner Lemi Berhanu Hayle celebrates after he crosses the finish line. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
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The runners are greeted by the supportive Wellesley College students. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff)
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Women’s winner Atsede Baysa jumps into the arms of a friend after crossing the finish line. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
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Women’s winner Astede Baysa and men’s winner Lemi Berhanu Hayle hold the trophy at the finish line. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
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The mobility impaired competitors are cheered on by the Wellesley College students. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff)
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A runner is helped across the finish line. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff)
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Some Wellesley College students got their wish and were kissed by the passing runners. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff)
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The men’s elite field passes a “blade runner” during the Boston Marathon. (Lane Turner/Globe Staff)
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A runner celebrates at the finish line. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff)
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Runners on Washington Street pass by kids playing on a hill overlooking the course. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff)
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Runners run through discarded water cups along Commonwealth Avenue near Heartbreak Hill. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)
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An exhausted runner falls to the ground after crossing the finish line. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
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Boston Marathon bombing survivor Patrick Downes is kissed by another survivor, Celeste Corcoran after he crossed the finish line. He lost his left leg in the bombing as did his wife Jessica, and Celeste lost both legs in the bombing. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
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Boston Marathon bombing survivor Celeste Corcoran waits for members of her running group, 50 Legs, to cross the finish line. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
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