Local Running Store has Group participating in Boston Marathon
Updated: Tuesday, April 16 2013, 12:09 AM EDT
Upper Arlington - - Every Sunday Frontrunners, a local athletic and running shop sponsors training run for marathons.
About 12 of their runners attended the Boston Marathon, including one of the co-owners of the shop and an employee.
Co-owner Kevin O'Grady, who did not attend the race, says he has talked to both men and everyone is okay.
O'Grady says their employee, Mark heard the explosion. O'Grady says he was on the phone with Mark and his cell phone went dead.
"I lost connection with him," O'Grady said, " but we know he's okay."
Michael Taylor, an employee at Frontrunner, has qualified for the marathon and has run the race in the past.
He says everyone associated with their training run is okay. He's just waiting for everyone to return home.