Boston Strong tribute unveiled on marathon course

The Boston Strong tribute on Commonwealth Avenue.
–Jean Nagy / Boston.com

Gov. Charlie Baker and Mayor Marty Walsh unveiled a new Boston Strong tribute on Comm. Ave. Saturday in preparation for the 2016 Boston Marathon.

The blue and yellow memorial pays tribute to those who were killed and injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. It will greet runners as they cross the intersection of Comm. Ave. and Charlesgate West under the Bowker Overpass, roughly a mile from the finish line.

The 120th Boston Marathon takes place Monday April 18.

A Boston Strong tribute was painted on the Bowker Overpass Saturday.

Information from the Associated Press was used in this report.

 

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