See the very best signs from the 2016 Boston Marathon

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The Boston Marathon always brings out the best of the best runners from around the world, but impressive displays aren't limited to the course.

Spectators show off their skills too with signs meant to motivate, tease and give the athletes a reason to smile during those 26.2 grueling miles.

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On Monday, the sign makers who attended 2016's big race did not disappoint!

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Check out a few of our favorites:

And the winner? While it's a bit more subjective than Lemi Hayle and Atsede Baysa's victories at the finish line, we've got to give it to this wee one's heartfelt message of ... ? Well, it's definitely heartfelt.

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