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I was a Clothing Return volunteer...

I was a Clothing Return volunteer on bus 53, on Berkley between Boylston and Newbury. As soon as I heard the first blast I knew exactly what it was, and the second blast a few seconds later confirmed it, but none of us wanted to believe it until we went to the intersection and looked up Boylston towards the finish line. Within a few minutes cell…

Race day started with promise and...

Race day started with promise and enthusiasm with the cooler temperatures. The starting line was abuzz about PRs and personal Boston bests. Evidenced by the too many to count runners who scanned their wristwatches as they ran the last five miles. I crossed the finish line at 2:45 pm with a face smiling and a 3:57:33 time. Taking a picture with…

I was waiting for my son,...

I was waiting for my son, who according to the BAA text message had just finished the race. I was standing next to a woman and her young daughter. After the blasts I heard her comment that they must be setting off fireworks. I looked at her and said, they dont do fireworks at the Marathon. Then we saw the smoke. Some of the police near the…

MarathonFoto Photograph #443

Photos taken by MarathonFoto photographers at "One Run" (or #OneRun), an event held on Saturday, May 25th, 2013. The event gave runners who were unable to finish the 2013 Boston Marathon the opportunity to run the final mile of the race. Runners gathered at Kenmore Square, and the race began at 10am. According to the event's Facebook Event…

MarathonFoto Photograph #442

Photos taken by MarathonFoto photographers at "One Run" (or #OneRun), an event held on Saturday, May 25th, 2013. The event gave runners who were unable to finish the 2013 Boston Marathon the opportunity to run the final mile of the race. Runners gathered at Kenmore Square, and the race began at 10am. According to the event's Facebook Event…

MarathonFoto Photograph #441

Photos taken by MarathonFoto photographers at "One Run" (or #OneRun), an event held on Saturday, May 25th, 2013. The event gave runners who were unable to finish the 2013 Boston Marathon the opportunity to run the final mile of the race. Runners gathered at Kenmore Square, and the race began at 10am. According to the event's Facebook Event…

MarathonFoto Photograph #440

Photos taken by MarathonFoto photographers at "One Run" (or #OneRun), an event held on Saturday, May 25th, 2013. The event gave runners who were unable to finish the 2013 Boston Marathon the opportunity to run the final mile of the race. Runners gathered at Kenmore Square, and the race began at 10am. According to the event's Facebook Event…

MarathonFoto Photograph #439

Photos taken by MarathonFoto photographers at "One Run" (or #OneRun), an event held on Saturday, May 25th, 2013. The event gave runners who were unable to finish the 2013 Boston Marathon the opportunity to run the final mile of the race. Runners gathered at Kenmore Square, and the race began at 10am. According to the event's Facebook Event…

MarathonFoto Photograph #438

Photos taken by MarathonFoto photographers at "One Run" (or #OneRun), an event held on Saturday, May 25th, 2013. The event gave runners who were unable to finish the 2013 Boston Marathon the opportunity to run the final mile of the race. Runners gathered at Kenmore Square, and the race began at 10am. According to the event's Facebook Event…