Because the trip to Hopkinton to the start is four hours, longer than I ran, I have way too many pictures and video to share, so this little post will just contain some of that stuff.
Met my buddy Lee after 6 at his hotel near Boston Common. Then it was school time!
And if you wondered how big the lines are? Well, how else you going to get 20,000+ to Hopkinton
An hour plus later, we arrived.
The usual sign with a Jumbotron behind it
We did find a patch of grass to sit in. It's sunny but when the wind was blowing, it was freezing
Trying to warm up
And there was a juggling show
On our way to the start
View from the back
Runners arriving after with minutes to go.
Video of us walking up after the gun went off
Next: The actual race report (fewer pictures and video)