John Hill (second from left) is surrounded by friends and family while picking up his bib number. Hill made the trip from Bentonville, Ark., to run what he says will be his final marathon.
Runners pick up
their numbers
John Hill (second from left) is surrounded by friends and family while picking up his bib number. Hill made the trip from Bentonville, Ark., to run what he says will be his final marathon.
(Boston.com Staff Photo / Gary Dzen)