Prayers for Boston

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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:

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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