Boston Marathon Attack
United through the veil of one moment in time, social media displays the true essence of humanity. Victims. Heroes. Defenders. Defenceless. All represented in the eyes of the world wide web in a myriad of captions, comments, pictures, and paintings.
Marathoners have a shared experience because not many other people go through the training and work that goes into long-distance running. In some ways, I just can't explain it other than to say I've never really met a runner I wouldn't want to go on a 5K run with, or share stories over a few pints. On race day, that course, filled with my people, lined by our family, makes a race, be it Boston, Chicago, Toronto, MCM, my house. And I think that's what I feel about the Boston Marathon bombings. Those attacks hit in a way I'm still trying to figure out how to process. Yesterday, our house was attacked. Our friends and our family. Our fellow racers -- no, runners. And that's why I think it hurts.
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It's been called the sweetest left turn in the world, the corner of Hereford that leads to the final stretch of the Boston Marathon on Boylston Street. For a few hours, once a year, Boylston becomes the hallowed ground for thousands of runners. Boston on this day doesn't become the name of the city. It's the name of the race, run on Patriot's Day, also known by those who line the 26.2 mile route as "Marathon Monday." Citizens and runners alike love the event. No question. So when I heard about bombs and Boston, it was a shock to the system. I know more than several runners down there and I've literally been in their shoes, struggling down that final straightaway. The finish of the Boston Marathon is the happiest place for a runner, where dreams are fulfilled.
At least two bombs went off at the Boston Marathon on Monday. Immediately after the explosions, photos began to spread on
Two bombs exploded in the area near the finish line at the Boston Marathon, one of the most famous races in the world, shortly
There are reports that an explosion has gone off near the finish line at the Boston Marathon. A number of users on Twitter