As runners prepare themselves for the 26.2-mile journey and communities band together in support, we look to signs of hope and new beginnings as over 100,000 daffodils begin to bloom along the Boston Marathon route.
The Marathon Daffodils project is a collaborative effort to help restore hope and a positive spirit to the City of Boston and the Boston Marathon, and to provide inspiration to runners, residents, volunteers and visitors alike. The project raised more than $26,000, or $1,000 per marathon mile. Hundreds of contributors and volunteers came together in October 2013 to plant daffodil bulbs along the marathon route in eight communities from Hopkinton to Boston.
Today, their efforts are coming to life and should be in full bloom by race day. On April 18th at 10 a.m., Marathon Daffodils will continue their efforts by distributing potted and cut daffodils along the Boston Marathon finish line area, Boylston Street, at Copley Place and at The Shops at Prudential Center.
Beals and Thomas proudly supports the Marathon Daffodils project and has assisted by providing fundraising literature and a financial contribution. We wish all runners great success in their journey towards the finish line.