Monday April 20, the 119th Boston Marathon will see 36,000 elite runners conquer a 26.2 mile course. Also known as the “Patriot’s Day Race,” this famous marathon takes athletes through rolling terrain, and is one of the city’s biggest events. The Kendall Hotel would like to welcome all participants and their families! For more information on the marathon and route, please visit The Boston Marathon website.
Other Patriot’s Day events include re-enactments of the first battles of the American Revolution, parades and ceremonies. Celebrated every year on the 3rd Monday in April, events take place throughout the month. The holiday marks the beginning of the Revolutionary War, members of local historical societies, militias and minute men companies participate with other members of the community to offer a schedule of over sixty events. For a list and schedule of events, please visit the Boston Discovery Guide.
And now, back to sports! The Red Sox home opener is April 13, and fans are ready to cheer on their team at home after an 8-0 win with 5 home runs over the Phillies on Monday. To see some action at Fenway Park, schedule and ticketing information is available on their website.