Scenes From the 123rd Boston Marathon

The 123rd Boston Marathon kicked off Monday, with many participants around the world flocking to the Hub for the iconic event.

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The third wave of runners starts the 123rd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2019, in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.
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Worknesh Degefa of Ethiopia wins elite women's race of the 2019 Boston Marathon.
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Lawrence Cherono of Kenya wins the elite men's race of the 2019 Boston Marathon.
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Erica Ward greets her husband, Boston Marathon runner Jared Ward at the finish line with their baby Magnolia.
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Joan Benoit Samuelson after crossing the finish line at the 2019 Boston Marathon.
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Samuelson reflected on finishing the Marathon decades after winning it.
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Nascar's Jimmie Johnson after crossing the finish line at the 2019 Boston Marathon.
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Jimmie Johnson⁩ with Afghanistan veteran Adam Popp.
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NBC10 Boston's Perry Russom crossing the finish line.
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NBC10 Boston's Nick Emmons crossing the finish line.
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Geoffrey Kirui, of Kenya, leads the pack during the 123rd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2019, in Newton, Massachusetts.
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Manuela Schar, of Switzerland, poses with the trophy after winning the women's handcycle division of the 123rd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2019, in Boston.
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Daniel Romanchuk, of Urbana, Illinois, holds the trophy after winning the men's handcycle division of the 123rd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2019, in Boston.
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Wellesley College students cheer as runners from the 123rd Boston Marathon pass by on Monday, April 15, 2019, in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
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The third wave of runners starts the 123rd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2019, in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.
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Desiree Linden, left, 2019's Boston Marathon winner, embraces Edna Kiplagat, right, of Kenya, prior to the start the123rd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2019, in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.
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The elite men's runners break from the start of the 123rd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2019, in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.
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Hiroto Inoue, front, and Yuki Kawauchi, center left, both of Japan, lead the pack near the start of the 123rd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2019, in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.
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Daniel Romanchuk, of Urbana, Illinois, breaks the tape to win the men's handcycle division of the 123rd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2019, in Boston.
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The handcycle division breaks from the start of the123rd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2019, in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.
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Grand marshall and 2014 Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi, of San Diego, waves as he rides near the finish line before the start of the 123rd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2019, in Boston.
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Dustin Martin, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, tightens bags around his feet prior to the start of the123rd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2019, in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.
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Boston Marathon runners passing through Natick, Massachusetts.
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Boston Marathon runners passing through Natick, Massachusetts.
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Boston Marathon runners passing through Natick, Massachusetts.
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Runners wait to board buses to the Boston Marathon starting line on April 15, 2019.
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NBC10 Boston and necn reporter Perry Russom is joined by friends on the bus to Hopkinton.
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With wet weather starting off on Marathon Monday, runners and spectators are wearing plastic to keep their clothes and shoes dry.
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This year's forecast calls for stormy conditions -- rain, thunder and flood watches are in effect the morning of Monday, April 15, 2019.
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Spectators gather near the finish line, awaiting the arrival of the Boston Marathon participants.
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Staff members direct runners to board buses ahead of the 123rd Boston Marathon.
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Runners are decked out in parkas and plastic as they wait to board the buses to Hopkinton, Massachusetts.
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Meb Keflezighi, Olympic athlete and 2014 Boston Marathon winner, is the honorary race marshal at the 123rd Boston Marathon.
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U.S. Paralympian Daniel Romanchuk wins the men's wheelchair race with the fastest time ever by an American.
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Men's wheelchair winner Daniel Romanchuk is greeted at the finish line by an American flag and officials.
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Women's wheelchair winner Manuela Schar is seen moments after her victory.
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Officials salute as they listen to the National Anthem.
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