By Priscilla Liguori 4/18/2016

Ethiopians dominated the 120th Boston Marathon, winning the men and women’s races for the first time in history. The country’s runners swept five of the six places on the victory stand.

Lemi Berhanu Hayle won the men’s race finishing at 2:12:45 and Atsede Baysa took the women’s title at 2:29:18.

Runners getting blankets after finishing the Boston Marathon. Priscilla Liguori/ WEBN-TV

Runners after finishing the Boston Marathon. Priscilla Liguori/ WEBN-TV

Volunteers handing out blankets to runners at the Boston Marathon. Priscilla Liguori/ WEBN-TV

Volunteers handing out blankets to runners at the Boston Marathon. Priscilla Liguori/ WEBN-TV

The Boston Marathon finish line the day before the race. Priscilla Liguori/ WEBN-TV

The Boston Marathon finish line the day before the race. Priscilla Liguori/ WEBN-TV

Runners and spectators taking pictures at the Boston Marathon finish line the day before the race. Priscilla Liguori/ WEBN-TV

Runners and spectators taking pictures at the Boston Marathon finish line the day before the race. Priscilla Liguori/ WEBN-TV

Northeastern's ZBT frat collecting signatures on a huge ball near the Boston Marathon finish line the day before the race. The frat donates to Boston Children's for each signature they receive. Priscilla Liguori/ WEBN-TV

Northeastern’s ZBT frat collecting signatures on a huge ball near the Boston Marathon finish line the day before the race. The frat donates to Boston Children’s for each signature they receive. Priscilla Liguori/ WEBN-TV

ZBT's ball of signatures. Priscilla Liguori/ WEBN-TV

ZBT’s ball of signatures. Priscilla Liguori/ WEBN-TV

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