Boston Police Commissioner William Evans ran his 50th marathon on Sunday.
According to the department, Evans finished 143rd out of almost 1,000 runners in 3 hours and 39 minutes.
Evans ran the Shipyard Maine Coast Marathon which takes place along the Maine coast.
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He would have preferred to run his 50th marathon in Boston but said, "I just couldn’t do it. The safety of the city always comes first. Running is a passion for me but keeping people safe is always my top priority.”
Evans said he enjoyed running the race and thanked everyone who made the race possible.