Monday's race strayed from tradition in a few ways: It was the first in-person Boston Marathon since April 2019 and the first to take place in the fall. It also coincided with Indigenous Peoples' Day.
A dance club anthem has become the unexpected soundtrack of a red-hot team. Credit (or blame) goes to a backup catcher.
Every runner and their team of supporters have a story and a reason why they run.
In addition to Marathon Monday being held in the fall, there are also COVID-19 safety protocols in place.
Meghan Roth is a seasoned marathoner, but she collapsed 8 miles into the race. With help from fellow runners, she survived.