Tedy Bruschi admits Boston Marathon medal ‘right up there' with Super Bowl ring


Tedy Bruschi had a phenomenal NFL career with the New England Patriots that included three Super Bowl championships, but finishing the Boston Marathon for the third time Monday might rank just as high on his list of accomplishments. 

Bruschi himself even compared his Super Bowl rings to his 2019 Boston Marathon medal after finishing Monday's race.

Here's some footage of the 45-year-old Bruschi running the rain-soaked course. He completed the race in 4:35:35.

The former Patriots linebacker ran the marathon all three times as part of Tedy's Team, which is raising money for heart disease and stroke research. Bruschi suffered a stroke in February of 2005, but was able to recover and re-joined the Patriots during the 2005 campaign. He retired after the 2008 season, ending a 13-year career.

Monday's marathon was Bruschi's final time running the race.

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