Boston Marathon

Photos: How you could still tell this was a pandemic marathon

Masks remain an unusual accouterment this Boston Marathon Monday.

It may have been Marathon Monday, but there were still signs that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage.

The start of the 125th Boston Marathon in Hopkinton with some runners donning masks. – David L. Ryan/Globe staff
A runner passes over discarded COVID-19 masks at the starting line of the 125th Boston Marathon in Hopkinton. – David L. Ryan/Globe staff

Adam Fleming and his daughter Faith, 7, of Hopkiton watched the starts of the 125th running of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton. – Craig F. Walker/Globe staff
Masks are discarded at the starting line as runners cross for the start of the 125th Boston Marathon, Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, in Hopkinton. – Mary Schwalm/Associated Press
– Mary Schwalm/Associated Press


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