THE "SPIRIT OF THE MARATHON" sculpture at the one mile marker of the Boston Marathon.
PHOTO BY JD BASKIN
The "Spirit of the Marathon” Hopkington, MA (Dedicated 2006). This sculpture by Mico Kaufman was originally dedicated in Greece in 2004. A replica was unveiled in Boston two years later. The work honors 1946 Boston Marathon champion Stylianos Kyriakides, who brought attention to his war-torn homeland of Greece. The sculpture shows Kyriakides alongside Spiridon Louis, champion of the first [modern] Olympic marathon."
From the 2014 Boston Marathon Megaguide.
The sculpture was restored for the RACE IN 2016.
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DIVISION START TIME
Mobility Impaired 8:50 a.m. ET
Men's Push-Rim Wheelchair 9:17 a.m. ET
Women's Push-Rim Wheelchair 9:19 a.m. ET
Handcycles & Duos 9:22 a.m. ET
Elite Women 9:32 a.m. ET
Elite Men & Wave One 10:00 a.m. ET
Wave Two 10:25 a.m. ET
Wave Three 10:50 a.m. ET
Wave Four 11:15 a.m. ET
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