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The course has some serious hills and it was ICE COLD this year with it staying in the 20's during the entire race. The entertainment after the race was great, best after race food I've seen in the three half marathons I have done. Also, the best looking finisher medals.
Start was delayed 15 minutes even though everyone knew that bad weather was approaching. Sure enough we all got caught in a torrential downpour late in the race. (We would have been home or close to home without the delay.) There was no warning prior to the gun at the start. We are all chatting after the delay, then "bam". Police stopped ...
First Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Set to Begin 7/6/2014 - Wall St Journal The first criminal trial linked to the Boston Marathon bombing is slated to begin here Monday with opening statements expected in the case of a former college student accused of taking evidence from the alleged bomber's dorm room