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The 2013 Boston Marathon took place in Boston, Massachusetts on Monday April 15, 2013.
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The 2013 Boston Marathon took place in Boston, Massachusetts on Monday April 15, 2013.
On April 15, 2013, two Chechen Islamist brothers detonated a pair of bombs near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring roughly 264.

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It was the 117th edition of the mass-participation Boston Marathon.
On April 15, 2013, the Boston Marathon was still in progress at 2:49 p.m. EDT (nearly three hours after the winner crossed the finish line), when two homemade bombs were set off about 200 yd apart on Boylston Street, in approximately the last 225 yd of the course.

Lelisa Desisa

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Lelisa Desisa won the men's division with a time of 2:10:22.
Three months later, in the 2013 Boston Marathon, he took the victory in a time of 2:10:22.

Rita Jeptoo

Rita Jeptoo won the women's division with a time of 2:26:25.
In 2013, she won both the Boston Marathon in a time of 2:26:25, and the Chicago Marathon in a time of 2:19:57 (personal best).

Dickson Chumba

He placed seventh at the 2013 Boston Marathon and then came eighth at the Amsterdam Marathon in October.

Meseret Hailu

She finished 33 seconds ahead of Ethiopia's Meseret Hailu, who took second place.
Hailu finished second behind Rita Jeptoo at the 2013 Boston Marathon, a performance that earned her selection to Ethiopian team to contest the marathon at the 2013 world championships.

Kara Goucher

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She returned to the 2013 Boston Marathon on April 15, placing 6th with a time of 2:28:11.

Hiroyuki Yamamoto (wheelchair racer)

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Hiroyuki Yamamoto of Japan won the men's wheelchair race, beating out nine-time champion Ernst Van Dyk of South Africa by 39 seconds.
He won the 2013 Boston Marathon's Wheelchair Men's portion, with a time of 1:25:33.

2014 Boston Marathon

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After the bombings that took place during the 2013 Boston Marathon, killing three and injuring over 260, police vowed to institute additional security measures—including bag checks and additional barriers—while maintaining a friendly, happy atmosphere.

2013 New York City Marathon

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In the women's wheelchair division, Tatyana McFadden of the U.S. completed a historic sweep of the Boston, London, Chicago, and New York marathons in the same year, winning in 1:59:13.

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Police

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The MBTA Transit Police were directly involved with the bombing of the 2013 Boston Marathon, and the subsequent apprehension of the suspects Dzhokar Tsarnaev and Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

Jeff Bauman

Bauman had been waiting at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon, cheering for Hurley and her two roommates, who were participating in the marathon.

Vancouver Sun Run

In the aftermath of the bombings at the 2013 Boston Marathon, Vancouver Sun Run race organizers have petitioned runners to wear blue and yellow, the official Boston Marathon colours, in solidarity and remembrance of those killed and injured in Boston a week prior.

List of winners of the Boston Marathon

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| 2013 || Desisa Benti, Lelisa Lelisa Desisa Benti || Ethiopia || 2:10:22 ||

Boylston Street

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On April 15, 2013, Boylston Street was the scene of two explosive detonations that occurred during the running of the 117th Boston marathon, which killed 3 people and wounded at least 264.

2015 Boston Marathon

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Desisa had previously won the 2013 edition of the race.

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Jared Cowen

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One day earlier, on April 15, 2013, Cowen was among a small group of Senators' players who had planned on attending the 2013 Boston Marathon.

Jim O'Brien (ice hockey)

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O'Brien was among a small group of Senators' players who had planned on attending the 2013 Boston Marathon.

Kaye Anne Starosciak

She competed in the 2013 Boston Marathon, finishing approximately one hour before bombings that forced the race to be stopped.