Its a huge 45th anniversary celebration of one of the premier community events in the country made even bigger this year because its the retirement event for legendary race director Ed Froehlich. Over 40 years as the inspirational leader, he has earned every top honor the sport of running can bestow. Come cheer for Ed, along with legends Joan Samuelson, Bill Rodgers and Meb Keflezighi. Join the worlds best elite runners, local first responders, active duty military, your neighbors, friends and family for this exceedingly special event. On your way past the applauding crowds and live bands to the best-in-the-nation post-race party, you will be awarded a once-in-a-lifetime 45th Anniversary Medallion.