Boston opens arms to marathoners and spectators

We felt the excitement even on the plane. Runners boarded our plane  in Philly dressed in running pants, neon Nike’s, and windbreakers. They buzzed about where they were staying, which train to catch, and where to pick up numbers. So when we arrived, we weren’t surprised to see banners on street lamps and buildings welcoming all comers to Boston Marathon 2014 — it was just what we’d expected from the City of Brotherly Love.

Welcoming sign at Boston Logan International Airport

Boston Marathon 2014

Banner at Quincy Market.

Quincy Market banner

Boston Strong apparel and souvenirs — proceeds going to charity.

Boston Strong apparel

Check back. There’s more to come from Boston Athletic Association’s Boston Marathon 2014.

For more information: http://www.baa.org

About Rusha Sams

Met at University of Tennessee, been married for 47 years, and still passionate about travel whether we're volunteering with Habitat Global Village, combining work at Discovery with pleasure, or just seeing the world. Hope you'll join us as we try to see it all while we can!
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2 Responses to Boston opens arms to marathoners and spectators

  1. Amy says:

    Wow, you were there! Thank you for the special post!

    • Rusha Sams says:

      We’re still here and looking forward to the race! It’s an exciting place to be — thousands of runners and spectators, Boston volunteers who are sooo helpful, and events that run like clockwork. Somglad we could come this year. Hope to write more when i get home. Having much trouble blogging with iPad. Thanks for reading.

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