|

Local running group prepares for the Boston Marathon

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer

The Saturday morning running crew meets in Northborough weekly to train together for the Boston Marathon. Photo/Jeff Slovin

The Saturday morning running crew meets in Northborough weekly to train together for the Boston Marathon.
Photo/Jeff Slovin

Region – The Boston Marathon is a special race, embedded in the culture of the towns along its path. The bombings that occurred during the 2013 marathon deeply affected everyone in the region. The Community Advocate has interviewed a group of local runners that meet weekly to train together. Over the next several weeks, we will be sharing the stories of these runners: what the race means to them, why they are running, and how they were affected by the events of last year.

Short URL: http://communityadvocate.com/?p=46702

Posted by on Mar 14 2014. Filed under Byline Stories, Sports. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

1 Comment for “Local running group prepares for the Boston Marathon”

  1. Best of luck team. Looking forward to the updates.

Leave a Reply


four * 3 =

Recently Commented

  • AL NORDSTROM: She not only had a love for her dogs, but no words can describe the love Jane and Frank had. I’m...
  • sue wambolt: Anyone wishing to donate please go to http://www.gofundme.com/g1mmp8 ?fb_action_ids=102018945839...
  • Kathy Swan: Awesome! So proud to be one of your customers.
  • Jeff Cook: I believe she can simply forgo her stipend as a selectman and therefore not participate in that pension...
  • Lisa: Awww cute photos! Great pic Leila!