Two area runs/walks are being organized to honor the victims involved in Monday's deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon finish line.
Reno Running and Fitness is inviting all area runners along with their families and friends for a 4.5 mile long run/walk at 6:30pm Tuesday night. They will start from Scheels and run the Sparks Marina.
The Truckee Tahoe Runners are also gathering Wednesday morning in Truckee for 2.62 mile run. Meet at the pedestrian bridge east of downtown Truckee at 10am.
Directions can be found at http://www.tahoerunco.com/2012/06/run-truckee-river-legacy-trail/
Anyone is welcome.
The Twitter hashtag "runforboston" turned into a virtual meeting spot for a steady, somber stream of social media users eager to show solidarity with those hurt in the blasts - along with pride in their sport - by pounding the pavement, even for just a few miles.