In the third running of the race since a pair of ethnic Chechen brothers killed three people and injured more than 260 with a finish-line bombing attack, some 30,000 runners competed on Monday in the 120th Boston Marathon, April 18, 2016.
Ethiopions Atsede Baysa won the women's division and Lemi Berhanu Hayle won the men's race.
Amidst tight security, the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing was remembered with memorials, appearances by survivors and family members.
This year's race celebrates a half-century of women competing in the marathon -- from the time blonde housewife Bobby Gibb broke barriers and the finish-line tape by sneaking into the race wearing her brother's Bermuda shorts and a hoodie covering her long hair.
Here, Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet, center, starts the 120th Boston Marathon on April 18, 2016, in Hopkinton, Mass.