• 125th Boston Marathon
    Benson Kipruto, the winner of the men's elite race, nearing the end of the 125th Boston Marathon. (Photo by Mild Laohapoonrungsee /BU News Service)
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    Diana Chemtai Kipyogei as she makes her way to winning first place for the women's elite race. (Photo by Mild Laohapoonrungsee /BU News Service)
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    Jubilation as runners near the finish line by Copley Square. (Photo by Mild Laohapoonrungsee /BU News Service)
  • Tsedat Ayana of Ethiopia recovers after completing the 125th Boston Marathon. Ayana placed fourth with a time of 2:10:47. (Photo by Talia Lissauer/BU News Service)
  • Artist Yatika Fields works on mural for Indigenous People's Day at Copley Square in Boston, Massachusetts, on Sunday. (Photo by Aryan Rai/BU News Service)
  • Group poses for a photo near the finish line. (Photo by Artemis Huang/BU News Service)
  • A Boston Athletic Association staff member stands near the track in Kenmore Square on Oct. 11, 2021. (Photo by Laura Martinez/BU News Service)
  • Boston Marathon athletes pass through Kenmore Square on Oct. 11, 2021. (Photo by Laura Martinez/BU News Service)
  • Brenna Aube (left) and Maddey Twiford (right) held foam fingers in Kenmore Square to cheer on marathon runners. According to Twiford, seeing the runners is inspirational. (Photo by Laura Martinez/BU News Service)
  • Runners heading through Wellesley found plenty of support on both sides of Washington Street. (Photo by James Paleologopoulos/BU News Service)

It's Marathon Monday...finally

This year marks the 125th anniversary of the Boston Marathon. Follow us as Boston University News Service brings you an array of news and perspectives on this special event as runners return to the fold, following the cancellation of last year's in person race due to COVID-19.

125th Boston Marathon