Boston Marathon 2012 costumed runners
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Brian Gerhardson (right) posed for a picture with Boston.com web producer Lara Salahi. Gerhardson has worn a costume for all of his 11 Boston Marathons and was sporting a Bollywood Party formal Indian shirt, pants, and a gold turban this year.
"My name has never showed us as a registered runner, but my name has been in the news every year," he said.