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Running the Boston Marathon

Jake Mogan, of San Francisco, third from left, receives some help toward the finish line. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Jake Mogan, of San Francisco, third from left, receives some help toward the finish line. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Jake Mogan, of San Francisco, third from left, receives some help toward the finish line. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl
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Women's division winner Edna Kiplagat (L) and men's division winner Geoffrey Kirui, both of Kenya, pose with the trophy at the finish line of the 121st Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Women's division winner Edna Kiplagat (L) and men's division winner Geoffrey Kirui, both of Kenya, pose with the trophy at the finish line of the 121st Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Women's division winner Edna Kiplagat (L) and men's division winner Geoffrey Kirui, both of Kenya, pose with the trophy at the finish line of the 121st Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Meb Keflezighi, of the United States, 2014 winner of the Boston Marathon, kisses the hand of Bill Richard, who lost his son, Martin, in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, after Keflezighi finished the marathon. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Meb Keflezighi, of the United States, 2014 winner of the Boston Marathon, kisses the hand of Bill Richard, who lost his son, Martin, in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, after Keflezighi finished the marathon. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Meb Keflezighi, of the United States, 2014 winner of the Boston Marathon, kisses the hand of Bill Richard, who lost his son, Martin, in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, after Keflezighi finished the marathon. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl
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Boston Marathon bombing survivor Patrick Downes (L) crosses the finish line. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Patrick Downes (L) crosses the finish line. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Patrick Downes (L) crosses the finish line. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Edna Kiplagat of Kenya is joined by her children Wendy (R) and Carlos (L) after winning the women's division. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Edna Kiplagat of Kenya is joined by her children Wendy (R) and Carlos (L) after winning the women's division. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Edna Kiplagat of Kenya is joined by her children Wendy (R) and Carlos (L) after winning the women's division. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Runner Bibo Gao, of Buffalo Grove, Illinois, is carried by EMT Walter Dunbar as fellow runner Madison Smith, of Minneapolis, assists Gao to the finish line. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Runner Bibo Gao, of Buffalo Grove, Illinois, is carried by EMT Walter Dunbar as fellow runner Madison Smith, of Minneapolis, assists Gao to the finish line. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Runner Bibo Gao, of Buffalo Grove, Illinois, is carried by EMT Walter Dunbar as fellow runner Madison Smith, of Minneapolis, assists Gao to the finish line. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl
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Runner Bibo Gao, of Buffalo Grove, Illinois, is placed in a wheelchair after being carried over the finish line. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Runner Bibo Gao, of Buffalo Grove, Illinois, is placed in a wheelchair after being carried over the finish line. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Runner Bibo Gao, of Buffalo Grove, Illinois, is placed in a wheelchair after being carried over the finish line. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl
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Women's wheelchair winner Manuela Schar and men's wheelchair winner Marcel Hug, both of Switzerland, congratulate each other at the finish line. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Women's wheelchair winner Manuela Schar and men's wheelchair winner Marcel Hug, both of Switzerland, congratulate each other at the finish line. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Women's wheelchair winner Manuela Schar and men's wheelchair winner Marcel Hug, both of Switzerland, congratulate each other at the finish line. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Runners are cheered on by Courtney Peterson, 21, in front of the Wellesley College Campus. REUTERS/Lisa Hornak

Runners are cheered on by Courtney Peterson, 21, in front of the Wellesley College Campus. REUTERS/Lisa Hornak

Runners are cheered on by Courtney Peterson, 21, in front of the Wellesley College Campus. REUTERS/Lisa Hornak
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A general view as the elite men lead the field. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

A general view as the elite men lead the field. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

A general view as the elite men lead the field. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
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Jose Sanchez carries a U.S. flag across the finish line. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Jose Sanchez carries a U.S. flag across the finish line. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Jose Sanchez carries a U.S. flag across the finish line. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A runner kisses the finish line after completing the 121st Boston Marathon. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A runner kisses the finish line after completing the 121st Boston Marathon. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A runner kisses the finish line after completing the 121st Boston Marathon. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Geoffrey Kirui of Kenya crosses the finish line to win the men�s division. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Geoffrey Kirui of Kenya crosses the finish line to win the men�s division. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Geoffrey Kirui of Kenya crosses the finish line to win the men�s division. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Spectators gather around the starting line in Hopkinton, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Lisa Hornak

Spectators gather around the starting line in Hopkinton, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Lisa Hornak

Spectators gather around the starting line in Hopkinton, Massachusetts. REUTERS/Lisa Hornak
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The elite women cross the start line. Mandatory Credit: Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports

The elite women cross the start line. Mandatory Credit: Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports

The elite women cross the start line. Mandatory Credit: Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports
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Mobility impaired competitors prepare to leave the starting line. REUTERS/Lisa Hornak

Mobility impaired competitors prepare to leave the starting line. REUTERS/Lisa Hornak

Mobility impaired competitors prepare to leave the starting line. REUTERS/Lisa Hornak
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Manuela Schar of Switzerland crosses the finish line to win the women�s wheelchair division. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Manuela Schar of Switzerland crosses the finish line to win the women�s wheelchair division. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Manuela Schar of Switzerland crosses the finish line to win the women�s wheelchair division. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Runners from wave 1 cross the starting line. REUTERS/Lisa Hornak

Runners from wave 1 cross the starting line. REUTERS/Lisa Hornak

Runners from wave 1 cross the starting line. REUTERS/Lisa Hornak
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Marcel Hug of Switzerland crosses the finish line to win the men�s wheelchair division. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Marcel Hug of Switzerland crosses the finish line to win the men�s wheelchair division. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Marcel Hug of Switzerland crosses the finish line to win the men�s wheelchair division. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Tom Davis, of New York, raises his arms as he approaches the finish line to win the men's handcycle division. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Tom Davis, of New York, raises his arms as he approaches the finish line to win the men's handcycle division. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Tom Davis, of New York, raises his arms as he approaches the finish line to win the men's handcycle division. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl
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Spectators cheer on the mobility impaired competitors as they prepare to leave the starting line. REUTERS/Lisa Hornak

Spectators cheer on the mobility impaired competitors as they prepare to leave the starting line. REUTERS/Lisa Hornak

Spectators cheer on the mobility impaired competitors as they prepare to leave the starting line. REUTERS/Lisa Hornak
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Runners from wave 4 cross the starting line. REUTERS/Lisa Hornak

Runners from wave 4 cross the starting line. REUTERS/Lisa Hornak

Runners from wave 4 cross the starting line. REUTERS/Lisa Hornak
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Kristen Chipman, a Milton, Massachusetts K-9 police officer, and her dog Fozzie inspect a barricade near the finish line. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Kristen Chipman, a Milton, Massachusetts K-9 police officer, and her dog Fozzie inspect a barricade near the finish line. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl

Kristen Chipman, a Milton, Massachusetts K-9 police officer, and her dog Fozzie inspect a barricade near the finish line. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl
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Brook Kelly ties balloons on a memorial for the Boston Marathon bombing victims at the site of the first bomb blast on the fourth anniversary of the attack. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Brook Kelly ties balloons on a memorial for the Boston Marathon bombing victims at the site of the first bomb blast on the fourth anniversary of the attack. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Brook Kelly ties balloons on a memorial for the Boston Marathon bombing victims at the site of the first bomb blast on the fourth anniversary of the attack. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Boston Marathon bombing victim Krystle Campbell's father William Jr. (2nd R) and brother William III (2nd L), Joe Rogers, step father of MIT police officer Sean Collier (L) and Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker (R) place a wreath at the site of the first bomb blast. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Boston Marathon bombing victim Krystle Campbell's father William Jr. (2nd R) and brother William III (2nd L), Joe Rogers, step father of MIT police officer Sean Collier (L) and Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker (R) place a wreath at the site of...more

Boston Marathon bombing victim Krystle Campbell's father William Jr. (2nd R) and brother William III (2nd L), Joe Rogers, step father of MIT police officer Sean Collier (L) and Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker (R) place a wreath at the site of the first bomb blast. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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