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Bloomsday Run
6:14 am
Mon May 6, 2013

Boston Marathon Runner Races Again In Spokane

Bill Iffrig of Lake Stevens, Wash., rests in the grass after running Bloomsday in Spokane. It was his first race since the Boston Marathon.
Credit Jessica Robinson / Northwest News Network

Three weeks after the Boston bombings, one of the iconic figures of that tragedy was racing again in Spokane. Bill Iffrig of Lake Stevens, Wash., joined more than 50-thousand runners on Sunday for the Bloomsday Run. You might remember the images of Iffrig on the ground immediately following a blast at the Boston marathon. Jessica Robinson has this story.

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Bloomsday Race
7:04 am
Wed May 1, 2013

Law Enforcement Ready for Spokane's Bloomsday

Law enforcement officials say they have increased the level of security for this year’s Bloomsday race in Spokane. More than 50,000 people participate in the 12-K run. Paige Browning reports.

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Bloomsday Concerns
4:09 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Boston Bombing Prompts Concerns About Upcoming Spokane Race

Runners head down Fort George Wright Drive during Spokane's 2008 Bloomsday race.
Credit Mark Wagner / Wikimedia Commons

The Spokane police chief says there will be an increased police presence at the Bloomsday race this year, following the bombing Monday at the Boston marathon.

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