Advertisement

You will be redirected to the page you want to view in  seconds.

Oshkosh marathoners honor Boston

11:29 AM, Apr. 20, 2013  |  Comments
  • Filed Under

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) - Runners participating in the Oshkosh Half Marathon this weekend will pause to honor those affected by the Boston Marathon bombing.

Organizers say a brief ceremony will be held prior to the race in Oshkosh Sunday morning. Several Wisconsin runners who ran the Boston Marathon earlier this week will talk about their experiences at the world's oldest marathon, where two bombs exploded Monday, killing three people and injuring more than 170 others.

Midwest Sports Events is organizing the Oshkosh Half Marathon and 5K. Executive director Gloria West says they reached out to all Wisconsin runners who were at the Boston Marathon and invited them to Sunday's event. The Oshkosh Northwestern (http://oshko.sh/14C76zN ) says between 20 and 30 runners who were in Boston are expected to join about 2,700 runners signed up for the event.

What's your take on the Packers Family Night change?

Retrieving results.
Watching practice is fine.(Your vote)
15%
576 votes
I'd rather watch a scrimmage.(Your vote)
23%
856 votes
I don't want to pay to watch practice.(Your vote)
27%
1018 votes
It doesn't matter to me.(Your vote)
34%
1272 votes

Catch up on the latest in our pregame show every game day.

Football fans

If you've ever answered "Who has the ball?" with "It's halftime," you might recognize The Airhead. Check out the characters in our cartoon gallery of oddball fans.

Special Reports

ORDER YOURS

Football fans

If you've ever answered "Who has the ball?" with "It's halftime," you might recognize The Airhead. Check out the characters in our cartoon gallery of oddball fans.

Special Reports