This runner seized his moment early in the Boston Marathon

He fell back into the leaders' pack after four miles.

Shingo Igarashi was way out in front of the lead pack of men's elite runners. –Photo via Twitter

Shingo Igarashi jumped out to an early lead in the men’s division of the Boston Marathon — though not for long.

The Japanese runner ran the first two miles of the race in nine minutes and 53 seconds. At one point, he had a 15-second lead, putting him well ahead of the pack. However, the leaders caught him by the fourth mile.

Via Competitor.com, Igarashi finished 19th overall in the men’s division with a time of two hours, 26 minutes, and 24 seconds.

Photos: Scenes from the 2016 Boston Marathon

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