Matthew Hill (far right) of Boston said he planned to stretch for 10 minutes before the run.
"Stretching is key," Hill said. "You get pretty tight out there."
Pictured from left: Matt Yuergelun and Corey Fehnel of Rochester N.Y.; Ryan Davis, Eric Davis, Ethan Ellis, and Matthew Hill, all of Boston.
Photos: Last year's run
(Bianca Strzelczyk/Boston.com Correspondent)