Here are some of the best signs from the Boston Marathon 2019





A reluctant, short Patriots Day did not keep viewers away from the Boston Marathon route, and many people on the roadside encouraged athletes.

Here's a look at some of the best signs people (and calves) had.

“Running like the IRS behind you,” read one tranquil sign.

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“Run as the IRS behind you,” read one sign. On Monday 15 April, Marathon arrives on April 15, also known as Tax Day.

One runner decided to make a sign about the Boston Marathon theme based on the viral membrane, “You're doing amazing, sweet.”

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One runner decided to make a sign about the Boston Marathon theme based on the viral membrane, “You're doing amazing, sweet.”

Viewers near Wellesley College had eye signs.

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Viewers near Wellesley College had eye signs.

Tierney Spencer, left, and Makenzie Mitchell who cheered on racers on Heartbreak Hill.

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Tierney Spencer, left, and Makenzie Mitchell who cheered on racers on Heartbreak Hill.

Vince Pellettieri and his daughter, Anne, looked at his wife, Kathy, and her other daughter, Amy, who was running the Boston Marathon.

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Vince Pellettieri and his daughter, Anne, looked at his wife, Kathy, and her other daughter, Amy, who was running the Boston Marathon.

Hopkinton to Boston, MA - 4/15/19 Fans within three miles of the end. The 123th Boston Marathon runs from Hopkinton to Boston. Photo by Pat Greenhouse / Globe Team Topic: 16marathon

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Fans kept photos of a runner-up.

OK - so this is not a sign, but Susan Whoriskey was offering oranges for runners on Heartbreak Hill.

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OK – so this is not a sign, but Susan Whoriskey was offering oranges for runners on Heartbreak Hill.

NEWTON, MA - April 15, 2019: Kelty Campbell from Toronto proposes to racers on Heartbreak Hill during the Boston Marathon run in Newton, MA on April 15, 2019.  t

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Kelty Campbell from Toronto was proposing to race at Heartbreak Hill.

One audience decided to take a job at the T.

A number of people were signing at a print-on-demand sign chart in Coolidge Court.

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The actor Jared Padalecki and his wife, actor Genevieve Padalecki, were excited by one of the fans.

One viewer referred to the pop star Britney Spears in his pithy sign.

Don't forget, viewers also work hard.

Wellesley students performed well on Monday, including a number of 21st century types on the classic “Kiss Me” sign.

And, of course, how could Spencer forget the golden flag-waiver recovery?

Encourage other athletes pup to give pets to him.

Look at some other online signs:

Steve Annear of the Globe team contributed to this report.

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