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In photos: Toronto marathon draws thousands on beautiful day

Many of the runners paid tribute to victims of the Boston Marathon bombings

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Runners take a moment of silence to acknowledge the tragic events at the Boston Marathon moments before the start of the Goodlife Fitness Toronto Marathon on May 5, 2013.

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Maple Leaf mascot Carlton the Bear leads off the marathon.

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Runners begin the Goodlife Fitness Toronto Marathon on May 5, 2013.

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Runners begin the Goodlife Fitness Toronto Marathon on Sunday, May 5, 2013.

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Runners make their way south on Yonge Street during the Goodlife Fitness Toronto Marathon on Sunday, May 5, 2013.

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Runners make their way south on Yonge Street during the Toronto marathon.

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Kathleen Barnes is the first female runner to cross the finish line in the half-marathon.

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Mylene Sansoucy is the first female runner to cross the finish line in the Goodlife Fitness Toronto Marathon.

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Runners cross the finish line of the Toronto marathon

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Madelyn Smith and Stephen Sparling, wearing t-shirts honouring those affected by the bombings at the Boston Marathon, embrace as they cross the finish line.

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A runner wearing a t-shirt honouring those affected by the bombings at the Boston Marathon crosses the finish line at the Toronto marathon.

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