Capital City Half Marathon Participants Run For Boston
Updated: Saturday, May 4 2013, 01:57 PM EDT
DOWNTOWN COLUMBUS—Three weeks after the Boston Marathon bombings, an estimated 14,000 runners pushed ahead at the Capital City Half Marathon in Columbus. Participants say the tragedy has given them one more reason to give it their all.
"Probably made us come out even more,” Dustyn Risner said, runner. “We want to be there for those people who ran Boston,” Risner said.
After the incident in Boston, local race organizers, police and security personnel didn’t take any chances.
"We just stay on course as safety precaution,” Amelia Martin said, bike patrol member.
"The running community is resilient. We've all come together,” David Babner said, race director.
Reporter: Jen French