WALTHAM, Mass. - Thousands of runners were stranded within a few miles of their ultimate destination when two bombs went off a little more than four hours into the 113th Boston Marathon last April 15.Waltham High alumna Christy Ciccariello knows exactly how close she came to the end of an emotional, 26.2-mile journey when she was abruptly stopped amid the chaos a few hundred yards from the finish line, and her mother, sister, aunt and cousin, who were waiting there for her.
The lights in Amanda Skorjanc's home started to flicker and shake. When she looked outside, she saw a cascade of mud and debris crashing down the hillside and nearby houses "exploding" from its force.
Leading up to the 2014 Boston Marathon on April 21, we're profiling local runners who will tackle the 26.2-mile course.Name Robin Travers, MDAge 49Hometown Arlington, Mass.Profession Dermatologist
Leading up to the 2014 Boston Marathon on April 21, we're profiling local runners who will tackle the 26.2-mile course.Name Emily MillerAge 23Hometown Lexington, Mass.Profession Project managerRunning for Tufts Medical Center
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