15 Apr '16, 2pm

On April 16, 2013 at 3 a.m. I wrote this piece and I make it a point to reread it every year.

On April 16, 2013 at 3 a.m. I wrote this piece and I make it a point to reread it every year.

I took this photo 48 hours — to almost the exact minute — before the Boston Marathon bombing. I then went home and added the quote over the image, with the intention to post it to this blog at some random time in the future. Little did I know this photo and this quote would take on a whole new meaning two days later. What on Saturday was an innocent picture of empty grandstands is now a photo of the second Boston Marathon bombing site. What was a quote just about runners, now represents the incredible first responders, spectators, and marathoners that rushed to the sides of the injured, opened up their homes to the many stranded visitors, and did everything in their powers to help. As a Bostonian and a marathon runner, it’s difficult for me to articulate the heartbreak I feel for the city, for the sport, for every single person affected by this tragedy. Thankfully, it look...

Full article: http://blog.walkjogrun.net/2013/04/16/we-are-boston/

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