boston marathon

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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Boston Marathon
5:17 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Lake Stevens Marathoner Recounts Boston Marathon Explosions

Bill Iffrig of Lake Stevens, Wash. had fallen to the ground after an explosion near the Boston Marathon finish line when a second blast drew the attention of police on Monday.
Credit John Tlumacki / Boston Globe

A 78-year-old runner from Lake Stevens was finishing the Boston Marathon just as the explosions went off. Bill Iffrig talked about his experience with KUOW’s Weekday today.

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Boston Marathon
4:50 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Florence Runner And Physician Helps Wounded At Boston Marathon

A physician from Florence, Ore., had just finished running the Boston marathon when the explosions went off Monday.

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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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Boston Explosion
4:40 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

Runner Mourns Losses At Marathon

An estimated 300 Oregonians were registered to run the Boston Marathon Monday.

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Boston Explosion
4:21 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

Portland Man Finishes Boston Marathon, Hears Explosion

When explosions rocked the Boston Marathon route today Monday hundreds of Oregonians were in the city for the race.  More than 300 people from Oregon were registered for the marathon, and Nike and Adidas both had staffs there.

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