Deb Haaland, President Biden’s secretary of the Interior, was among this year’s more recognizable amateur runners.

Haaland wrote in an opinion article for The Boston Globe that she was running the marathon, which is taking place on Indigenous Peoples’ Day, as a tribute to “missing and murdered Indigenous peoples and their families, the victims of Indian boarding schools, and the promise that our voices are being heard and will have a part in an equitable and just future in this new era.”