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Runner hospitalized after being carried across marathon finish line goes home

04/18/2016 -Boston, MA- A runner is helped across the finish line of the 120th Boston Marathon in Boston, MA on April 18, 2016. More than 30,000 participants registered for the 2016 Boston Marathon, the third largest field in the race history. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff) section: Sports reporter: Craig F. Walker / The Boston Globe

The Boston Marathon runner who was carried over the finish line by two strangers after suffering heat exhaustion was released from the hospital Thursday.

Ari Ofsevit, a runner who was carried across the Boston Marathon finish line by two strangers, was hospitalized after suffering from heat exhaustion.

Ari Ofsevit, a 31-year-old Cambridge runner, spent two days in the Intensive Care Unit at Tufts Medical Center. He and the two runners who helped him have received lots of attention after a photo of the trio was tweeted by 2014 Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi  appeared on The Boston Globe‘s front page Tuesday morning.

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