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Boston Marathon Participation Highest Since '96; BAA Officials Praise "Epic" Event

04 / 23 / 14

Boston Marathon organizers on the morning after the event "reflected upon Monday’s 118th running with a mixture of gratitude, relief and joy," according to John Powers of the BOSTON GLOBE. The marathon "went off even better than they might have hoped with record crowds." This year's marathon ...

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