Created: 04/21/2014 4:56 PM KSTP.com
A Wellesley College student gets a kiss from a runner as the field passes by during the 118th Boston Marathon.
Photo: Photo: AP/Mary Schwalm
Under heavy security that included a battery of surveillance cameras and police officers on rooftops, nearly 36,000 runners hit the streets Monday in the first Boston Marathon since last year's deadly bombing, sending a powerful message of resilience.
In what some saw as altogether fitting, an American won the men's division for the first time in more than 30 years, dominating a field that included many athletes who were prevented from completing the race last year. ... Read more.