13 of the Greatest Moments in Boston Marathon History
We all know that the Boston Marathon is steeped in tradition, history, and community spirit. Which is why the Boston Marathon is the best sporting event in the world. Here’s the proof: 13 of the Greatest Moments in Boston Marathon History.
So, what is it about the Boston Marathon? Why does it captivate the world every April?
(By the way, the Boston Marathon is April 17 this year.)
The Boston Marathon is one of the oldest – the first one was in 1897 – and most prestigious marathons in the world.
The course is one of the most challenging. We’ve got famous hills, like Heartbreak Hill. And there’s nothing like seeing the runners fly past the Citgo sign in Kenmore Square. And the people who come out and cheer the runners on? The best.
The Community Spirit:
Here’s the thing. It’s a community event that brings people from all walks of life together. The marathon is a testament to the power of the human spirit.
Yes, the Boston Marathon has faced its fair share of challenges over the years, from adverse weather conditions to the tragic bombing in 2013.
Meanwhile, the city has shown sheer determination. We come back stronger every year.
Come on. You’d have to be pulseless to not LOVE the stories behind the runners.
The marathon is an inspiration everyone. Even a couch potato. It shows what can be accomplished with hard work, dedication, and perseverance.
Patriot’s Day in Boston embodies the best of humanity: history, community, resilience, and inspiration.
The marathon continues to inspire and challenge runners from all over the world, and its history is a testament to the power of determination, resilience, and human spirit.