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What They Were Thinking: Easter Hash Hunt

Joey Kile sprays paint on a November Project stencil on the rear of Marisa Hill prior to the Easter Hash Hunt run.

Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff

Joey Kile sprays paint on a November Project stencil on the rear of Marisa Hill prior to the Easter Hash Hunt run.

Every Sunday, Boston Globe photographer Stan Grossfeld asks the subject of one of his photos to explain what’s happening in the shot.

Who’s up today: Joey Kile sprays paint on a November Project stencil on the rear of Marisa Hill prior to the Easter Hash Hunt run in Boston, March 31, 2013. Runners follow hash marks that lead to an Easter party.

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Hill: Why am I tagging my butt up? Just to show I’m part of the crew. It’s something that everyone in the group does. They get their gear tagged up so you are part of the crew and support each other. [The November Project] was started by these two amazing guys who were into staying fit and keeping each other accountable. So, the whole idea is that everyone makes a commitment to show up to work out and be happy and give each other support, to be really friendly to each other and love each other. The Easter race is to have a great time, and it’s free. You don’t have to go to the gym, you don’t have to pay a monthly fee, and you just show up and spend some time together.”

Kile: “We’re friends. She just wanted a tag on her pants because she couldn’t do it ahead of time. That’s all it was. A few of us went to Mexico, so we already had bonding time down there. We’re just a large group of people that hug it out and exercise.”

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