Thousands run final mile of Boston as memorial
NEW YORK, May 26 – Thousands of runners and their supporters took to the streets of Boston to complete last month’s marathon that many were forced to abandon after bombs exploded near the finish line. A pack of runners carried three US flags and one Chinese flag while raising their arms defiantly as their feet pounded rain-drizzled pavement. Two of the victims of the twin bombing were American, and a third was Chinese.
Some 3,000 people participated, The Boston Globe reported. Another 35 runners who were unable to finish the marathon were set to get a ceremonial finish in front of thousands of fans at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at CapitalFM