March 30, 2016

BOSTON (AP) Memo to any criminals pursued by Boston's top cop: You can hide, but you can't run.

Police Commissioner William Evans is an accomplished athlete who has completed 49 marathons and raced the Boston Marathon 18 times.

Evans is 57 now and still gets out the door well before dawn every day. He pounds the streets to blow off steam and inspire his 2,100 officers to put down their doughnuts and stay in shape.

Three years ago, he was soaking in a hot tub after running the Boston race when two bombs planted at the finish line killed three spectators and wounded more than 260 others.

This year, he'll sit out the race because he says he's needed amid increased security following the attacks in Brussels.

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