Today is Marathon Monday in Boston, and of course it’s no ordinary day for a marathon. It’s been one year since the Boston Marathon bombing which claimed three lives and injured two hundred people, and the city has taken great precautions to make sure this year’s race is a safe and happy affair. A few celebs signed up for the Marathon. Here’s whom you should look out for!

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Natalie Morales


The Today Show co-anchor is running the Marathon for the One Fund and the Challenged Athletes Foundation. She raised over $53,000 for her race! Go, Natalie.

Jim Wahlberg

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Maybe you’re familiar with the Wahlbergs, like Donnie and Mark? They are only the most important Boston family in pop culture, so it makes sense that one of the brothers, Jim, is running today. Here’s a training pic he posted with New Kids on the Block member Danny Wood.

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Joey McIntyre

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Speaking of New Kids on the Block, the baby of the group is running today. He posted a sweet message yesterday on his tumblr: “…my heart keeps growing for this town. It’s such a privilege to be a part of this town. This race. This comeback. This home.”

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