In 1939, three years after he had bested local favorite Johnny Kelly - barefoot, and with a burst of speed at the top of what is now Heartbreak Hill - Ellison "Tarzan" Jones won his second Boston Marathon.
Amy B. photographed the line to get into Marathon Sports - scene of one of the two explosions last year - the day before the 2014 Marathon.
Justin Porter watched the sun come up this morning.
Riggs caught the Berklee Performance Center in new colors last night.
Chris Watson shows us the new artwork on the Boylston side of the Pru.
1938 British Pathe newsreel on that year's Boston Marathon.
Jake Walker was one of many people to wonder about the helicopter flying low along Boylston this morning. He notes he looked down on the chopper from his 22nd-floor office.
This comes a day after people wondered about the fleet of helicopters flying around town. They're all Marathon related, of course. Today's might be your standard background radiation testing, nothing to... Read more
The Tech reports both its national fraternity and MIT have suspended Delta Upsilon, based at 526 Beacon St. in the Back Bay, for "inappropriate behavior during unsanctioned events" over January break.
No word if a horse in the dean's office was involved.
A Wakefield man was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail and sent down to Bridgewater for evaluation at his arraignment today on a variety of charges related to the alleged act of performance art that led police to shut Boylston Street for more than two hours last night on the anniversary of the Marathon bombings.
Kevin "Kayvon" Edson was charged with disturbing the... Read more
UPDATE: Kayvon Edson faces a variety of charges in Boston Municipal Court following his arrest at the finish line.
Boylston Street was shut at the Marathon finish line tonight after police found two unattended backpacks - not long after a barefoot man dressed like a Southern belle in mourning danced his way up the street with a backpack on, yelling "Boston Strong."
People in... Read more
Brian D'Amico watched commemorations on Boylston Street, including a changing of the guard at a marker for one of the two explosion sites.
Meanwhile, Tom Reiner watched and listened to ships in the harbor sound their horns after the afternoon's moment of silence.
Photos copyright Brian D'Amico and Tom Reiner, respectively.... Read more
The BPL's main library in Copley Square currently has an exhibit (in the old, McKim wing) of memorials left by runners and visitors after the Marathon last year. At the end of your walk are several budding trees - and blank tags on which you can write a new message.
At the Old North Church in the North End, you'll find another collection of tags... Read more
The Globe assembled dozens of people who had something to do with the Marathon for a large photo.
Best breaking-news coverage in 2013.