The Boston Marathon is a prestigious event that attracts elite runners from all over the world. But aside from the serious athletes, the marathon also draws in a fair share of celebrities who want to take on the challenge of running 26.2 miles.
According to the Boston Globe, this year’s marathon will have its fair share of celebrity participants. One of the most notable is none other than actor Mark Wahlberg. The Boston native has been training hard for the marathon and has even been spotted running around the city in preparation for the big day.
But Wahlberg isn’t the only celebrity hitting the pavement. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is also set to run in the marathon, as well as former New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. It seems that these athletes just can’t resist the lure of the Boston Marathon.
Of course, it wouldn’t be a Boston Marathon without some famous locals taking part. This year, we’ll see comedian and actor Mindy Kaling, as well as musician James Taylor, among the runners.
While it’s always exciting to see celebrities taking on the challenge of the Boston Marathon, let’s not forget about the thousands of regular folks who will be running as well. Whether they’re seasoned marathoners or first-timers, all of these runners are sure to make the 2023 Boston Marathon a memorable event.