A “Spotlight” star was among the famous faces running in the 125th Boston Marathon on Monday.
“Spotlight” actor Brian d’Arcy James finished the 2021 Boston Marathon in 3:30:22. CBS Boston / screenshot
You might spot a few familiar faces among the runners taking part in the 2021 Boston Marathon on Monday.
Today’s race will be attended by a number of celebrities and notable figures, including one of the stars of the Spotlight movie, a retired NASCAR driver, and a retired Patriots player.
Here are the end times for the brave names running the 2021 Boston Marathon.
(Note: the finish times are added after the racers finish.)
Brian d’Arcy James (3:30:02)
Actor Brian d’Arcy James, known for his role in Spotlight, for the role of King George III in Hamilton and for his role as Shrek in Shrek: The Musical, finished the 2021 Boston Marathon with an unofficial one Time of 3:30:22, an average of 8:02 miles. The actor competed in his first-ever Boston Marathon after earning qualifying time in the Chicago Marathon in 2019.
“You can tell that I’m a good actor because right now I want to really throw up,” he joked during an interview with WBZ anchor David Wade near the finish line.
James Develin (estimated finish time: 2:54 pm)
Former Patriots defender James Develin is running in the 2021 Boston Marathon – (AP Photo / Charles Krupa)
Former Patriots defender James Develin ran the 2021 Boston Marathon on Monday to raise funds for the Joe Andruzzi Foundation, a charity founded by former Patriots lineman Joe Andruzzi to raise funds for cancer patients and their families.
Heather Jenson (Estimated Target Time: 3:26 PM)
Fitness blogger Heather Jenson, perhaps best known for her role on NBCSN’s “Quest for Kona” documentary series, is a famous person to run the 2021 Boston Marathon.
Andrew Kaczynski (estimated finish time: 3:23 pm)
Andrew Kaczynski and Rachel Ensign with their daughter Francesca. – Courtesy Andrew Kaczynski
CNN journalist Andrew Kaczynski and his wife Rachel Ensign moved to Boston when their six-month-old daughter Francesca was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor. In memory of Francesca, who passed away in December 2020, the couple raised more than $ 1.3 million in support of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Infant Brain Cancer Program.
“Francesca was a real person and she will always be a baby to me,” Kaczynski told Boston.com. “Your life has definitely been important, and I want to make sure it matters – part of the legacy I want to leave her is that she leave her fund to Dana-Farber … incrementally, for better results for other children to achieve. That would be such a strong legacy that she could leave behind. “
Chris Nikic (estimated finish time: 2:57 pm)
Ironman triathlete Chris Nikic. – Michael Reaves / Getty Images for IRONMAN
ESPY award-winning athlete Chris Nikic made history in 2020 by becoming the first Ironman triathlete with Down syndrome to complete an Ironman. Nikic takes part in his first Boston marathon.
Danica Patrick (estimated finish time: 2:23 pm)
Danica Patrick is volunteer team captain for the Speed of Light team at the Boston Marathon 2021.
Former NASCAR and Indy Car driver Danica Patrick is running the 2021 Boston Marathon to raise funds for the Light Foundation, a nonprofit founded by former Patriots offensive lineman Matt Light and his wife and “boys Helps people develop their skills, values and ways of thinking ”. to shape a productive future. “
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