Boston Marathon Spectators Must Leave These Seven Banned Items at Home

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Heading out to cheer on the Boston Marathon runner on Monday? The Boston Athletic Association has released a list of items that will be prohibited along the race route in high-security areas.

In addition to bringing personal items in clear, plastic bags, officials are asking spectators to leave the following items at home:

  • Weapons, including firearms, knives, and mace.
  • Backpacks, over-the-shoulder bags, and suitcases.
  • Coolers, glass containers, cans, or anything that could hold more than a liter of liquid.
  • Flammable liquids, fuels, fireworks, and explosives.
  • Blankets, comforters, and sleeping bags.
  • Any costume material that covers the face, or bulky costumes that extend from the body.
  • Props, such as sporting equipment, or military and fire gear.



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