Beach to Beacon race offers healing for Marathon bombing victims
Four months after the Boston Marathon bombing, the 16th annual Beach to Beacon 10K helped some runners contine to heal
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The marathon bombings were fresh on the minds of runners taking part in this weekend's beach to -- ten K road race in Maine. Jessica Gagne of our affiliate WC SH has the story. Less than four months ago an attack on the Boston Marathon shocked the nation. Karen Randall was one of hundreds that were injured in the explosion near the finish line. She lost her good friend. And her left leg back to -- It's hot it's never far from my mind -- play and of course I'm being here at the race that. -- the reminders and you know I think that I didn't think about it. Those who were part of the race or who were there cheering on their friends. Will never forget April 15 2013. -- hot stuff I mean it'll always be in the I would. Hear me yeah a the time yeah. Room. But runners didn't dwell on the past furlong. Of today's speech to begin the race was about moving forward. And back recovery. It's going to be that word and sending them. -- want anybody things like we'll bombers clawed its ticket take anything away from its gonna continue living our lives. To look forward every day and can't take it away from. And for hearing me. It was about getting her life back. My boyfriend Kevin wanted to run today I'm just to get us right back in there any thought it would be a good idea for me to start their race and on just. Get back to live in because that's what we really need to do. She has the support of thousands of racers. People of all ages. With many different abilities. -- taking to the pavement to show that they won't live in fear and freedom. And they will keep running. In Cape Elizabeth Jessica tying -- news and there.