Words cannot even begin to describe how dispicable today’s actions in Boston were. All over the internet, the running community has been offering inspiration and ideas of unity. I thought that I would do my part and share some of what I have seen.
First, many runners are pledging to wear race shirts tomorrow. If your work dress code will not permit you to wear a race shirt (as mine does), people are suggesting wear a race shirt as you base layer, or wear some other race gear, as your shoes or watch.
Second, I have seen the following picture on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram several times this afternoon:
Third, the team over at Run Junkees are organizing a virtual run tomorrow. No registration fees or medals, just runners being unified to remember those affected by today’s tragedy. They are encouraging people to run any distance tomorrow starting at 8:00 am and ending at 11:00 pm on Saturday night. Here is the bib: boston_memorial_run_bib