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    2013 Boston Marathon

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    Thousands of friends, family and fans gather each with pride, happiness, and their cameras to capture the exciting moments of the bright and sunny April afternoon of the 2013 Boston Marathon. Their excitement is booming through the elated crowd and spreading like a wildfire. Sweat and tears are flying from exhausted runners and their long 26.2 mile journey to the finish. Everyone is so caught up in the moment, how could anything possibly go wrong? Needless to say, the detonation of two bombs was the last thing that would cross anyone’s mind until suddenly, it was the only thing on everyone’s mind. Two homemade pressure cookers are set off just 12 seconds apart and less than 100 yards from each other and in the blink of an eye an exciting day…

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    The Boston Marathon Bombing Effects on Society The Boston Marathon is one of the oldest marathons, in which people from all around the world gather in Boston, Massachusetts, to run a 26 mile race and receive the feeling of accomplishment as their hard work and training pay off. Instead, the Boston Marathon, 2013, turned out to be one of the most devastating and gruesome events that this country has ever experienced, when two bombs were set off by terrorists. The Boston Marathon was a horrific…

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    I've never witnessed the Boston Marathon of 1975, but novelist Bill Rodgers and Matthew Shepatin made me feel as if I was running the race the whole time, in April of 1975, when an unknown runner named Bill Rodgers decided to prove his worth to the not the country, but the world by breaking the world record in the marathon with a blazing 2:09:55. The story of how the whole world reacted to Bill’s outstanding performance is told by the Bill himself, and his mentor and teammate Amby Burfoot who…

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    athlete to qualify for the Boston Marathon. This athlete is returning from a foot injury caused by overtraining. The macrocycle is divided into four mesocycles (Off-season, Pre-competition, Competition, and Peak-Taper). The Off-Season is divided into two parts. The first 3 months of the off-season (mesocycle 1a) are dedicated to injury recovery. The next 3 months are the normal off-season months (mesocycle 1b). The Pre-Competition mesocycle is divided into a 2 halves. The Competition…

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    The Boston Marathon is a race that is held every year on the third Monday of April since 1897. This event attracted several people. On April 15,2013 two bombs went off near the finish line killing 3 bystanders and wounding more than 250 people. Not only were people seriously injured but property was damaged and the entire city was in shock. Automatically people believed they fell victim to terrorist attacks. Four days later after the FBI took over a video immersed that revealed brothers,…

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    ‘’On April 15, 2013, two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three spectators and wounding more than 260 other people. Four days later, after an intense manhunt that shut down the Boston area, police captured one of the bombing suspects, 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose older brother and fellow suspect, 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev, died following a shootout with law enforcement earlier that same day” (“Boston Marathon Bombings”).This capture and shootout…

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    On Patriot’s Day, 15th April 2013, the sun was shining and the temperatures were perfect for running as the starter gun went off for the 117th Boston Marathon, which has been an annual event held since 1897. By 11am all 27,000 runners, representing 92 countries, were on the course and exactly two hours and 49 minutes later, this famous marathon event was changed forever when the first of two bombs exploded near the finish line where spectators were gathered to cheer on the runners. The…

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    Boston Marathon Bombing

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    forever. People are more observant, more mindful, and more prepared. This is especially true for the law enforcement agencies all across the country. They have always had the duty to serve and protect, but that has been bumped up a few notches in the recent years and the day of the Boston Marathon Bombing is a perfect example. Today police are essentially at the center of Homeland Security. They try to prevent crime, respond when crime does occur, and make criminal cases against suspected…

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    Boston Marathon Report

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    Presidents day, April 15th of 2013, the Boston Marathon was the focus of a terror attack. The people behind this attack were brothers Tamerlan Tsarnaev,26 years old and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev 19 years old. They had been United States residents for nearly a decade before they carried out the attack. As a result of the events, three spectators and one police officer were killed. In addition, more than 250 people were wounded from two bombs placed near the finish line. Sixteen of the wounded required…

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    Boston Marathon Essay

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    On the morning of April 15, 2013 the 117th running of the Boston Marathon was scheduled to start at 0932 hours with the top women runners starting first and then followed by the top men runners and the first wave of thousands of other runners to start the race at 1000 hours. Then at 1020 hours and 1040 hours the remaining waves of runners would start their attempt at this 26.2 mile marathon. Later that afternoon at approximately 1429 hours the first of two pressure cookers bombs detonated with…

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