Finish line scenes
Pictures of the scene at the 116th Boston Marathon's finish line, which had high temperatures.
Students and faculty from Wellesley College were ready to offer vocal support and kisses to marathon runners.
See scenes from the start of the race in Hopkinton -- including Athletes' Village and the starts for the elite runners.
2012 race coverage
Wesley Korir, a 29-year-old Kenyan claimed the men’s title at the 116th Boston Marathon on the most scorching Patriots Day hereabouts since the infamous “Run for the Hoses’’ in 1976. (By John Powers, Boston Globe)
Cherop overcame intense heat, a minor knee injury, and every challenge from her elite peers, to win the marathon. (By Michael Whitmer, Boston Globe)
When he wasn’t answering questions, the man wearing the laurel wreath with the gold medal around his neck was giving those Tweet thumbs a pretty good workout. (By Bob Ryan, Boston Globe)