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“Kiss me if you love the Patriots”: Best signs of 2024 Boston Marathon

See the Beacon’s full coverage on the 2024 Boston Marathon.

 

Marathon runners encounter the Wellesley Scream Tunnel, a line of hundreds of students screaming and waving signs that can be heard for over a mile, as they approach the half marathon mark on Central Street on Monday, April 15, 2024. (Nick Peace for the Beacon)

 

Best signs of 2024 Boston Marathon
Wellesley College students celebrate the 128th Boston Marathon. One student holds a sign gesturing to runners to kiss her, a popular tradition in the scream tunnel, on Monday, April 15, 2024. (Nick Peace for the Beacon)

 

Spectators hold signs along Beacon Street in Brookline, Mass., cheering on runners as they approach the finish line on Monday, April 15, 2024. (Ashlyn Wang/Beacon Staff)

 

People carry signs with vibrant words to inspire the 128th Boston Marathon runners along Beacon Street on Monday, April 15, 2024. (Yufei Meng/Beacon Staff)

 

Best signs of 2024 Boston Marathon
The women of Wellesley College every year don festively suggestive and cheeky signage famously urging runners to kiss them and their best set of windpipes to line up in the hundreds along Central Street for what is known as the Scream Tunnel. (Nick Peace for the Beacon)

 

Best signs of 2024 Boston Marathon
A little boy holds a Super Mario-themed sign, encouraging runners to tap the sign for a power up in the 128th running of the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2024. (Nick Peace for the Beacon)

 

Best signs of 2024 Boston Marathon
A spectator holds a sign supporting her mother who is running the 128th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2024. (Nick Peace for the Beacon)

 

A spectator in the stands in front of the Boston Public Library holds a sign that reads, “In Your Marathon Area,” near the finish line on Monday, April 15, 2024. (Ashlyn Wang/Beacon Staff)

 

A spectator stands with a sign that reads, “If You Dream It, You Can Do It,” near the family waiting area of the Boston Marathon held on Monday, April 15, 2024. (DJ Mara/Beacon Staff)

 

A spectator stands with a sign near the family waiting area of the Boston Marathon held on Monday, April 15, 2024. (DJ Mara/Beacon Staff)

 

A spectator holds a sign that reads, “Hurry Up So We Can Drink!” near the finish line at the 128th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2024. (Sophia Pargas/Beacon Staff)
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Hannah Nguyen (she/her) is a junior journalism major from North Wales, Pennsylvania. Her work has appeared in publications like The Boston Globe, North Penn Now and AsAmNews. Outside of writing, she enjoys thrifting and painting her nails. (see: https://linktr.ee/hannahcnguyen)

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