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Local students help Boston bombing victims with mini marathon

9:37 PM, May 8, 2013
This shirt can be ordered through Mada Custom Apparel & Sporting Goods through Friday. Ordering the shirt counts as the entry fee for the Plover-Whiting Mini Marathon on May 22.
This shirt can be ordered through Mada Custom Apparel & Sporting Goods through Friday. Ordering the shirt counts as the entry fee for the Plover-Whiting Mini Marathon on May 22.
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Students and their parents at Plover-Whiting Elementary School knew their teacher Laura Gould was running the Boston Marathon on April 15 when tragedy struck. The fourth-grade teacher was only a block away from where two bombs blew up near the finish line.

They were relieved when she made it back OK, and they wanted to do something special. They considered running laps around the school's track periodically until the end of school, the equivalent of the 26.2 mile distance of the oldest annual marathon in the world.

"The class figured out how many times they would have to run around the track, ...

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