Run, Johnny, run!

Kelley finishing Marathon in 1940

Just in time for Patriots Day, the BPL has posted Marathon photos by Leslie Jones, including the immortal Johnny Kelley finishing the race second in 1940 and on the way to his first-place finish in 1945 (on far right; in Natick Center, ye ed thinks):

Kelley in Natick in 1945

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The BAA Building is to the right

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The finish was on Exeter because the Boston Athletic Association building was on the site of what is now the McKim Building of the BPL.

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Far right

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Kelley is on the far right in the bottom picture. Here he is finishing in 1945: Pic

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Exeter st?

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Why are they coming up Exeter Street?

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