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TSM - Runners in the Boston Marathon
TSM - Runners in the Boston Marathon

Track Club Runners Describe Marathon Experience As Amazing

Mike Cabral of the Greater New Beford Track Club says he had no doubts about competing in this year's Boston Marathon.

Cabral was less than a mile away from the finish line in 2013 when the bombs went off on Boylston Street

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Elsa / Getty Images

Dick Hoyt Says Goodbye To Boston Marathon

This year's Boston Marathon is the final farewell for two of the most recognizable faces in the race _ father and son team Dick and Rick Hoyt.

Rick has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair, and dad Dick has pushed his son across the finish line 30 times before

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Meb Keflezighi of the United States wins 2014 Boston Marathon 
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Meb Keflezighi of the United States wins 2014 Boston Marathon Jared Wickerham / Getty Images

Marathon Recap: Runners And Survivors Celebrate In Boston

American Meb Keflezighi has won the Boston Marathon, a year after a bombing at the finish line left three dead and more than 260 people injured.

Keflezighi is a former New York City Marathon champion and Olympic medalist

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New Bedford Track Club
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Sights Of The Boston Marathon [PHOTOS]

This is our New Bedford group at the Boston Marathon. WBSM's Greg Desrosiers accompanied the Greater New Bedford Track Club to Boston today for the 118th running of the marathon. They left at 5 a.m. to get to the check-in point in Hopkinton.

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Andrew Burton / Getty Images

Veteran Runner Looks Ahead To 2014 Marathon

A founder of the Greater New Bedford Track Club and a veteran runner hopes for a festive mood Monday at the Boston Marathon.

But Dr. Larry Finnerty of New Bedford fears the Marathon will likely never be the same, after last year's terrorist bombings that killed three people and injured 260

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Greater New Bedford Track Club

New Bedford Track Club President Prepares For Marathon [Interview]

Imagine being near the finish line of last year's Boston Marathon when you realize something has gone terribly wrong, you are responsible for getting more than 20 people home to New Bedford and you don't know where they are.

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Alan Trautwig/ Getty Images

Marathon Organizers Stress Security

Organizers and law enforcement officials are urging Boston Marathon spectators to leave backpacks and other bags at home. They also say crowds will be limited at the finish line where two bombs exploded a year ago

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Track Club Members Prepare to Run Boston Marathon

Several members of the Greater New Bedford Track Club plan to run this year's Boston Marathon. Member Theresa Fernette had crossed the finish line last year before the first of two bombs exploded on Bolyston Street and tells WBSM News that at first people didn't realize what was happening

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Marathon bombing
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Could We Had Known About The Boston Marathon Bombing Before It Happened?

Could the Marathon Bombing had been averted? Did we have information about the Tsarnaev's that was not acted on?

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Terese Frenette
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Local Woman Prepares To Run Boston Again [Interview]

Terese Frenette is a member of the Greater New Bedford Track Club who is training to run the Boston Marathon again. This will be the seventh time she has run Boston and was there last year when the Marathon bombing happened. She joined us this morning to talk about the experience.

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