BOSTON (CBS) – While the Boston Marathon takes place on Monday, many runners are nearly completing the race. On Friday, 3,539 athletes finished the marathon.
The Virtual Boston Marathon takes place October 8-10. Participants can run 26.2 miles anywhere in the world during that window to earn their medal.
Yesterday, 3,539 athletes finished the 125th virtual race #BostonMarathon from 59 countries 🦄🏅
Boston Marathon October 9, 2021
There are 28,716 virtual runners registered this year, representing all 50 US states and citizens of 114 countries.
The group was 45% men and 55% women.