Results for tag: Boston Marathon
Posted by: Jack Curry on Apr 16, 2013 at 01:19:56 PM

I've run two marathons, but not the Boston Marathon. Maybe I will do it someday, I thought. Still, I do know the excruciating and exhilarating feelings that most four-hour marathoners feel as they trudge toward that magical finish line. You just want the 26.2 mile race to be over. You just want to see your wife or your kids, hug them and rest.

As I watched the horrific events unfold in Boston on Monday, I couldn't stop thinking about how so many runners and spectators had their wonderful days destroyed. It is supposed to be a joyous day, a day where Bostonians cheer for the Red Sox, and then cheer for the runners and take pride in their great city. Instead, because of a sickening act, our TV screens were filled with grisly images and injury counts.

We initially heard there were serious