Runners' Tribute to the Boston Marathon

"Where were you when the bombs went off at the 2013 Boston Marathon?" is a question runners pose in a similar way to the, "Where were you on 9/11?" or "What were you doing when Kennedy was shot?" questions people use to exchange stories, grieve, and find ways to cope collectively. We asked runners to share how the Boston bombings changed them, and how they've turned tragedy into inspiration. Here are their stories.

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