Costumes, Charity and Spring Cheer At Boston’s Hop 21 Training Run

Cheery spring-themed costumes helped brighten the spirits of about 2,000 runners who were out for their last long run before the Boston Marathon at Saturday’s Charity Teams Hop 21. Created by Susan Hurley of Charity Runners, the traditional training run from Hopkinton to Heart Break Hill (about 21.5 miles) has also become a popular community day for charity runners and those training for the Boston Marathon. Hurley buses charity runners from Boston to Hopkinton for the event, organizes aid stations along the route and makes the final long run a cause of celebration, complete with a post-run party! Check out the scenes and costumes from this year’s edition held on March 25.

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