Marathon Flame arrives in Hopkinton in 2008.  The Flame was carried by a delegation of runners from Marathon, Greece and Hopkinton, MA. Dimitri Kyriakides, of Marathon, Greece and Shanghai, China addresses a large crowd gathered for the welcoming ceremony were held on HopkintonTown Common. 
Marathon Flame delegation of runners Welcoming ceremony

Video slide show of the Marathon Flame's journey from the "Tomb of the Athenians" in Marathon Greece, to Hopkinton, MA, USA in 2008.

Music by Lisa Gerrard

Lighting ceremony where the Marathon Flame was officially gifted to the citizens of Hopkinton, from the citizens of Marathon, Greece.