Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Boston Marathon Street Banners are HERE!!!

For all my Boston Marathon people, this post if for you...check out what went up on the streets of Boston this past week...

 I like the banners this year. There are 8-10 different ones, each with the flag from the runner's home country. I always get so excited once I see these banners. Last year we had green leaves and even some shade for the race. This year I doubt we will be getting as early a spring as last year so expect to see ugly brown and bare trees(as you can see in the picture below). BOO! By the way, these pictures were taken around 2pm in the afternoon, looks like a depressing white backdrop...but no...that's just winter time in New England. (It's spring, I know)
This is Massachusetts Avenue in Boston, pretty close to where we live. 
Don't forget, if you need help or have a question about Boston or the race send us an email! See you all soon!


Amanda said...

It has to be so exciting to be there for that race...I know this is one race I will never do, but I would love to come and watch it...It has to be amazing with the energy and number of runners, etc...

Can't wait to hear all about it!

Meg said...

THANKS!! I've been waiting for this post! I remember how excited it made me last year and this year it's even MORE exciting.
Can't wait!!!

Richelle said...

I was a spectator at last year's Boston Marathon and loved the energy of the race and the crowd. There is no race like it in the world.

Marci said...

How exciting... wondering if my cousins in Newton have seen the banners yet! Hmmmm!

Denise said...

aaaah, gave me chills!! that's the first thing that got me all giddy. i've been struggling to get focused and excited for boston since i had to get over the hurdle of shamrock first.

Johann said...

Very exciting! I almost forgot you have the race on your doorstep.

misszippy said...

Yay! Excitement in the air.

Mel -Tall Mom on the Run said...

Pretty sure that I have the HOOK up with all things Boston since I am staying with you!! EXCITED!! Is it OK that I have done no research on anything as I plan to just follow you two around?? Hmmmm??

Emz said...


YAY for banners!!

Marlene said...

It must be sooo cool living there with all the excitement!

Aron said...

AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH I have goosebumps :) CANNOT WAIT eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

ShutUpandRun said...

This just got me even more excited. Total chills. Glad you are there to scope out the scene for all of us out of towners!!

Christy said...

Can't wait to see you both again!

Amanda@runninghood said...

So glad to find your blog from Ana Maria's blog! Good luck to you!!

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