The New England Patriots opened their offseason workout program Monday, but quarterback Tom Brady took some time out to send encouragement to the Boston Marathon runners.

Good luck to all the runners! Your hard work and dedication should be commended. Its a special day for our city! #BostonStrong

Posted by Tom Brady on Monday, April 21, 2014

Brady is at Gillette Stadium for the start of the offseason program, a source told WEEI’s Chris Price.