Kevin Hart participates in special run ahead of Boston Marathon

Actor Kevin Hart was in Boston Saturday, getting everyone excited ahead of Marathon Monday.

Hart was in town to celebrate the Boston Marathon and he ran in a special event Saturday.

Each runner who signed up was paired with a “pacer”, someone to run about two miles with to keep them motivated.

The comedian tagged along, jogging through the city.

Hart said the teamwork is not only encouraging, but it makes staying active fun.

“Nike and myself, we’re trying to make a change,” Hart said. “You can’t do it without people. And we got an amazing group of people here in Boston. I love y’all.”

Nike and Uber teamed up to put on the event, giving runners a free pair of shoes and a free ride to claim them.

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