Race day photos
Take a look at the best images from Globe photographers, from Hopkinton to Boston.
In her last race before the Rio Olympics, Mass.-bred runner beat her own US 10K record.
For retired Marine Jose Sanchez, Monday’s race was another step forward in his recovery from losing a leg in Afghanistan.
Ari Ofsevit spent the night in Tufts Medical Center’s ICU after two fellow runners helped him the finish the race.
Atsede Baysa, the 2016 champion, saluted Gibb, the Marathon’s first female runner.
Haslet, who lost part of her left leg in the 2013 bombings, finished the Marathon on a prosthetic leg.
Ty Velde | Marathon Training
Now that the 2016 Boston Marathon is over, every runner should feel a sense of accomplishment and pride.
More than 27,000 competitors started the race, and more than 26,000 finished it.
Erin Bauman never got to finish the Boston Marathon in 2013. On Monday, she completed the 26.2-mile route.
Stefan Leroy, who lost both his legs in 2012 in Afghanistan, completed his first marathon.
CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER
In the Boston Marathon, it’s all about just getting there.
Michael Bain of Hanson, a longtime volunteer, knows what to say when exhausted runners hit Mile 20.
Globe reporters and photographers produced videos of runners, spectators, and celebrations.
Forget Hawaii — the most romantic place to get engaged Monday might have been Boylston Street.
Dan Mullen completed his first race of any kind, raising money for charities that aid children in Mississippi.
The neighborhood is where it all begins for the Boston Marathon.
Also on the road Monday: Christy Turlington Burns, the 1966 Marathon winner, and survivors of the 2013 bombing.
An onlooker at the 2013 bombings, Kellie Marshall has made running the Marathon part of her life.
Jim Driscoll and Mitch Kies helped Ari Ofsevit cross the finish line in just over three hours.
Zachary Hine of South Hadley finished 10th overall in 2:21:37.
Marcel Hug had to win a dramatic three-way sprint. Meanwhile, Tatyana McFadden cruised to another women’s title.
Downes said at some points along the way he wasn’t sure he would make it, but he was buoyed by the cheering crowds.
All along the route, from Hopkinton to Boylston Street, thousands of runners and thousands of spectators rejoiced.
A look at the official times from the main events.
Marc Fucarile wasn’t exactly ecstatic about his finishing time, but he was happy to have competed in this year’s race.
“She was ahead of me,” Dan Koh joked about fiancee Amy Sennett, looking tired after his run from Hopkinton.
Runners from many different walks of life will be crossing the finish line all afternoon.
Berhanu Hayle won by 47 seconds, leading a 1-2-3 sweep of Ethiopian runners.
A late kick carried Baysa past fellow Ethiopian Tirfi Tsegaye and Kenya’s Joyce Chepkirui.
Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman joined actor Jake Gyllenhaal Monday morning at Fenway Park.
The American caught early leader Wakako Tsuchida at mile 9, then cruised to a convincing victory.
Hug outdueled Kurt Fearnley and Ernst Van Dyk on Boylston Street for the victory.
Caroline Rotich of Kenya left the race at the 5-mile mark.
Wahlberg was spotted on Boylston Street early Monday morning.
Follow the athletes as they make their way from Hopkinton to Boston.
Globe journalists are providing live updates from the 120th running of the Boston Marathon.
Lemi Derhanu Hayle won the men’s division and Atsede Baysa took the women’s crown on Monday.
Temperatures could hit 70 in some areas, although it will likely be cooler in Boston and other coastal areas.
It’s not a normal Sunday dinner when the grocery list includes 3,000 pounds of pasta and 2,800 quarts of tomato sauce.
Hearing loss and tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, continue to plague those who were close to the blasts.
There’s no slowing down Yoko Nakano, who traveled from Japan to compete in Monday’s race.
Here are some tips for watching the 120th running of the Boston Marathon.
On Monday, the finish line is reserved, but on Sunday afternoon the spot was fair game.
Cassidy was 3 weeks old when doctors diagnosed neuroblastoma, a cancer of the spine and stomach.
BOSTON MARATHON NOTEBOOK
Both countries have a deep list of marathon contenders for this summer’s Rio Games.
Rotich, who is a tactician, said she’s not focused on any individual, just on her consistency.
Both champions looked strong in the march toward the Summer Olympics.