This Striking Image From the Boston Marathon Serves as the Cover for the New Issue of Sports Illustrated

This Striking Image From the Boston Marathon Serves as the Cover for the New Issue of Sports Illustrated

Sports have taken a backseat to everything that's gone on in Boston over the course of the last 24 hours. So, it should come as no surprise to see that Sports Illustrated has chosen to go with a Boston-themed cover for their new issue. Check out the striking image—which features 78-year-old marathon runner Bill Iffrig—in the thumb gallery above. Really powerful stuff.

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