Local reactions/updates from the Boston Marathon

  • Blog Post by: Michael Rand
  • April 15, 2013 - 3:25 PM

Like pretty much everyone else, we are stunned by what happened at the Boston Marathon today. Reports from Boston police say there are two dead and more than 20 injured in a pair of blasts near the finish line. This impacts countless lives, and the story is sure to continue developing over the next several hours and even days. For now, here are a few local folks we know -- and who have tweeted they are safe. If you are worried about a loved one running the race, this site can at least show race progress.

Olympian Kara Goucher, Duluth native

KFAN's Justin Gaard

KSTP's Chris Long

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