Photograph By AP Photo/Alastair Grant
Priscah Jeptoo crosses the line to win the London Marathon. A defiant, festive mood prevailed as the London Marathon began on a glorious spring day despite concerns raised by the bomb attacks on the Boston Marathon six days ago. Thousands of runners offered tributes to those killed and injured in Boston. The race began after a moment of silence for the victims in Boston, and many here wore black armbands as a sign of solidarity.