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List of celebrities who ran the Boston Marathon, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. The Boston Marathon features a 26.2 running course and is one of the most popular marathons in the world. The event takes place annually on the third Monday of April. Many celebrities have run in and completed the Boston Marathon.

Who is the most famous person who ran the Boston Marathon? Will Ferrell tops our list. The Anchorman actor ran the 2003 Boston Marathon with a finishing time of 3:56:12. Mario Lopez ran the 2002 Boston Marathon with a finishing time of 5:41:42. He said, “I ran the Boston Marathon in 2002 for a charity called the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. I nearly didn't do it because I hurt my ankle a couple weeks before the race. But I just taped it up and gutted through it.”

New Kids on the Block singer Joey McIntyre ran the 2013 Boston Marathon, the same year of the bombing attack.

Are you surprised that these famous actors, musicians, and politicians have run in the Boston Marathon? Are you impressed they were able to finish? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

Will Ferrell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 11 Celebrities Who Ran the Boston Marathon
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Will Ferrell ran the 2003 Boston Marathon with a finishing time of 3:56:12.

Age: 49

Birthplace: Irvine, California, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more

Credits: Step Brothers, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, The Other Guys

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Mario López is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 11 Celebrities Who Ran the Boston Marathon
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Mario Lopez ran the 2002 Boston Marathon with a finishing time of 5:41:42.

Age: 43

Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States of America

Profession: Television Show Host, Television producer, Author, Actor, Singer

Credits: Extra, Pet Star, The X Factor, Saved by the Bell

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Valerie Bertinelli is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 11 Celebrities Who Ran the Boston Marathon
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Valerie Bertinelli ran the 2010 Boston Marathon with a finishing time of 5:14:37.

Age: 56

Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States of America

Profession: Spokesperson, Actor

Credits: Hot in Cleveland, One Day at a Time, Touched by an Angel, In a Child's Name

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#53 on The Greatest Former Child Stars

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Ali Landry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 11 Celebrities Who Ran the Boston Marathon
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Actress Ali Landry ran the 2002 Boston Marathon with a finishing time of 5:41:41.

Age: 43

Birthplace: Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, United States of America

Profession: Model, Actor

Credits: Eve, Repli-Kate, Crescendo I, Bella

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