2011 Boston Marathon viewing

The newbies have taken an unplanned hiatus to handle family emergency.

Over the past month, my grandpa showed us how to be a fighter for life and to handle life’s biggest obstacles with dignity and courage.

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As we walked over to the last stretch of the race, we could feel the excitement in the air.  The crowd is dense and there are lots of cow bells in hands, ready to cheer the racers on.

marathon spectators along Boylston street

2011 Boston marathon spectators along Boylston street

2011 Boston marathon crowd

2011 Boston marathon jumbotron

The wheelchair racers flew by really quickly.  They were too fast for my camera!

2011 Boston marathon - amazing accomplishment by a racer

Geoffrey Mutai finished in 2 hours, 3 minutes, 2 seconds — the fastest anyone has ever run 26.2 miles.

Fastest marathoner: Geoffrey Mutai & Moses Mosop

Kara Goucher – American runner that finished #5 only 6 months after giving birth.  I can’t even finish marathon without giving any births.

Kara Goucher - finished #5 only 6 months after giving birth.

Now some lighter moments in the race:

     

2011 Boston marathon kid on a tree
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