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Runners thank the police as they head into Ashland.
Thomas Henderson of Lowell, Mass. is "Boston Strong."
Cynthia Cirri of Hamilton, N.J. runs in a patriotic outfit.
Rita Young of Palo Alto, Calif. runs with angel wings.
? Ryan Archer (left) and Darren Hulst, both of Washington state, are among the first wave of runners leaving Hopkinton.
Dick Hoyt (running) pushes his son Rick near the start to the Boston Marathon.
Boston Marathon runners pass the 1-mile mark in Hopkinton.
Sarah Reinertsen of San Juan Capistrano, Calif. heads down Route 135 in Hopkinton.

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