hats off to dawn, who posted a link to this great clip of the start of the boston build-up 25k on her blog! the reporter from the stamford advocate, in addition to coverage of the start, did some post-race interviews of the finishers.
amazingly, you can catch a glimpse of yours truly (in the red) on the starting line :D
here's the print coverage of the record field from the stamford advocate.
here is my race report.