Running enthusiasts in and around Philadelphia are showing their support for the victims in the Boston Marathon bombing by doing what they love most…running.
Many of the Boston patients are now recovering from the devastating aftermath of the bomb blast. Veterans at the Philadelphia VA know what they’re going through, including one who has a message of hope for the victims.
Emotions are high across the U.S. in the wake of the Boston bombings. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here with more on coping in the aftermath.
Penn State is banning backpacks, bags and purses from Beaver Stadium for Saturday’s annual Blue-White intrasquad football scrimmage.
Flags will remain at half-staff through sunset on Saturday, April 20, 2013.
Will Mullen, a local father of three who ran in the marathon, called in to the Breakfast Club this morning.
Many Delaware Valley residents who were in Boston for the marathon and witnessed Monday’s horrific blasts are still coming to terms with it all.
Chris details the events of the explosions at yesterday’s Boston Marathon. He talks to Police Chief Charles Ramsey about Philadelphia’s readiness to deal with such an attack, and Malvern resident Will Mullen, who ran in the race. He also talks to Andrew McCarthy, from National Review, about the media jumping to conclusions and also to James Hirsen from Newsmax about Saturday Night Live’s handling of the debate over gun control.
Authorities are investigating a report of two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
We’ve learned that 762 who started the race came from Pennsylvania. 462 ran from New Jersey and 42 runners were from Delaware and in Kent and New Castle Counties.
They finished the race on Monday and they are doing just fine.
The Boston Marathon is a premier event in the running world and many people from the Philadelphia area are there. They either took part or cheered on those in the race.
Mayor Nutter said runners and spectators will see much more visible security presence to make sure both participants and onlookers are safe.
As the prospect of 80-degree temperatures looms over Monday’s Boston Marathon, race organizers are hoping the heat will forge a classic contest to rank among the legends of the event’s 116-year history even as they prepare for a potential medical crisis if runners wilt under the scorching sun.