Check out the buzz around the Boston Marathon

Today thousands of runners will hit the pavement for the 117th Boston Marathon, the nation's oldest and most acclaimed road race.

Thousands of Red Sox fans make the trek over the Mass Pike and into Kenmore Square to watch the Marathon runners whiz by. (Getty Images) Talk about support! Thousands of Red Sox fans make the trek over the Mass Pike and into Kenmore Square to watch the Marathon runners whiz by. Credit: Getty Images

 

Thousands of runners hit the pavement Monday for the 117th Boston Marathon, the nation's oldest road race.

 

It should come as no surprise that a lot of eyes are on Boston as thousands of friends, family and colleagues tune in to support their runners.

 

Check out what people are saying about the marathon:

 

Stay with Metro Boston for updates on today's race. Spectators can send photos to morgan.rousseau@metro.us.
 
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