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PHOTOS: 2019 Boston Marathon

Runners cross the start line. (Stew Milne/AP)
Runners cross the start line. (Stew Milne/AP)

Monday morning started off rainy, but skies cleared as competitors moved to the starting line for the 123rd Boston Marathon. Here's a look:

A woman holds up a sign to encourage runners through the Wellesley “scream tunnel.” (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A woman holds up a sign to encourage runners through the Wellesley “scream tunnel.” (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
As the sun comes out toward the middle of the day, marathon runners race through the “scream tunnel” at Wellesley. (Robin Lubock/WBUR)
As the sun comes out toward the middle of the day, marathon runners race through the “scream tunnel” at Wellesley. (Robin Lubock/WBUR)
Danielle Heath waves a “We Are Boston Strong” flag during the One Boston Day moment of silence at 2:50 p.m., which recognized when the bombs exploded at the 2013 Boston Marathon. It was the first time the marathon fell on April 15. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Danielle Heath waves a “We Are Boston Strong” flag during the One Boston Day moment of silence at 2:50 p.m., which recognized when the bombs exploded at the 2013 Boston Marathon. It was the first time the marathon fell on April 15. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Joan Benoit Samuelson, the first women's Olympics marathon winner, is embraced after finishing the Boston Marathon on Monday -- the 40th anniversary of her first Boston victory. (Winslow Townson/AP)
Joan Benoit Samuelson, the first women's Olympics marathon winner, is embraced after finishing the Boston Marathon on Monday -- the 40th anniversary of her first Boston victory. (Winslow Townson/AP)
A happy Pete Sullivan receives his Boston Marathon medal. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A happy Pete Sullivan receives his Boston Marathon medal. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Yuki Chorney dressed up as a unicorn, the Boston Marathon mascot. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Yuki Chorney dressed up as a unicorn, the Boston Marathon mascot. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Lawrence Cherono, of Kenya, breaks the tape to win the 123rd Boston Marathon in front of Lelisa Desisa, of Ethiopia, right. (Charles Krupa/AP)
Lawrence Cherono, of Kenya, breaks the tape to win the 123rd Boston Marathon in front of Lelisa Desisa, of Ethiopia, right. (Charles Krupa/AP)
A young spectator cheers as the elite men race toward the finish line. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A young spectator cheers as the elite men race toward the finish line. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Worknesh Degefa, of Ethiopia, breaks the tape to win the women's division. (Charles Krupa/AP)
Worknesh Degefa, of Ethiopia, breaks the tape to win the women's division. (Charles Krupa/AP)
Cellphones in the crowd try to capture the elite women’s final. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Cellphones in the crowd try to capture the elite women’s final. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Manuela Schar, of Switzerland, celebrates as she heads to the finish line to win the women's handcycle division. (Charles Krupa/AP)
Manuela Schar, of Switzerland, celebrates as she heads to the finish line to win the women's handcycle division. (Charles Krupa/AP)
Daniel Romanchuk, of Urbana, Ill., breaks the tape to win the men's handcycle division of the 123rd Boston Marathon. (Charles Krupa/AP)
Daniel Romanchuk, of Urbana, Ill., breaks the tape to win the men's handcycle division of the 123rd Boston Marathon. (Charles Krupa/AP)
The elite men begin the race. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
The elite men begin the race. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
The elite women take off from the starting line. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
The elite women take off from the starting line. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Men's wheelchair racers line up at the starting line in Hopkinton. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Men's wheelchair racers line up at the starting line in Hopkinton. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Workers using a forklift place pallets of Boston Marathon medals at the end of the course on Boylston Street. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Workers using a forklift place pallets of Boston Marathon medals at the end of the course on Boylston Street. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Boston police set up barriers along Commonwealth Avenue in Kenmore Square before the Boston Marathon begins. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Boston police set up barriers along Commonwealth Avenue in Kenmore Square before the Boston Marathon begins. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Meb Keflezighi, who won the 2014 Boston Marathon, waits at the starting line ahead of the 2019 race. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Meb Keflezighi, who won the 2014 Boston Marathon, waits at the starting line ahead of the 2019 race. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
An unidentified runner navigates the flooded athletes village prior to the start of the 123rd Boston Marathon in Hopkinton. (Stew Milne/AP)
An unidentified runner navigates the flooded athletes village prior to the start of the 123rd Boston Marathon in Hopkinton. (Stew Milne/AP)

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