The 2019 Boston Marathon banners were unveiled Wednesday morning.
Mayor Marty Walsh was among those at the annual ceremony in front of Marathon Sports on Boylston Street.
"The marathon represents everything that we stand for here in Boston," he said. "It's about grit, it's about heart, it's about resilience, it's about hope."
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Officials also said they expect the construction of markers that will be used for the Boston Marathon bombing memorial to wrap up by this summer.
This year's marathon will take place on April 15.