Although the 2013 Boston Marathon will forever be overshadowed by tragedy, there were also countless heartwarming and uplifting moments that occurred throughout the day. These images, taken at the famed mile marker 20, show just some of the dedicated runners, supporters and event organizers who spent countless hours training and preparing for this year’s beloved Boston tradition. Currently the 107-runner Mass General Marathon Team: Fighting Kids’ Cancer ... One Step at a Time has raised more than $621,000 on its way to its $750,000 goal, while the Miles for MassGeneral, Cystic Fibrosis Marathon Team, with 12 runners, has raised more than $70,000. View more images of the MGH teams on Facebook.
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