Boston's mayor honored him at the end of the race
Mayor Marty J. Walsh of Boston emphasized that his story is an inspiration, not just to the residence of Boston but to all muscular dystrophy patients around the globe. Moreover, some of the friends of Melamed accompanied him on the race route. According to Natalie Howard, one of his friends, his walk on the race is bringing rhythm into own self. Melamed's message is that love is so much stronger than death. Michael is indeed an inspiration to everyone and deserves all the praises shown to him.