Category: Massachusetts

Dear Boston: Emotional exhibit for runners, non-runners

This contribution comes from HI Travel Tales close friend Cynci Calvin, who returned to the Boston Marathon this year after being one of the runners stopped after the 2013 bombing closed the course. At the 2013 Boston Marathon, due to the bombs that exploded shortly before I was going to make the turn off of Commonwealth Avenue onto Hereford Street, I become one of 5,633 “stopped runners.” I was at mile 25.8. Like some 39,000 other runners – stopped or not – and millions of spectators, residents and volunteers, I too wanted to return in 2014. We were there not...

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