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77 The Boston Marathon

Wellesley College student, Lilly Armstrong, and a group of friends, pose fora  photo cheering on Lilly's dad who is running the Boston Marathon

The halfway point is our campus, which is known as The Scream Tunnel, because we line up along Central Street and offer our support for the runners, loudly. (In the image above, Lilly Armstrong and a bunch of friends are cheering Lilly’s dad, who came from Sydney, Australia to run the marathon.) This is but one of the ways (including the Head of the Charles and the Boston Pops) in which we join with the residents of Boston and Cambridge, including 250,000 other college students, in a communal, share-the-love sort of way.