Wheelchairs, Handcycles and Mobility Impaired Are Off at the Boston Marathon
Six mobility impaired racers, 30 in wheelchairs and 24 using hand-cycles will participate in the Boston Marathon on Monday, according to the Boston Athletic Association website.
— Ernst van Dyk (@ErnstvanDyk) April 21, 2014
The three groups were the first to hit the start line Monday in the town of Hopkinton.
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) April 21, 2014
Dick Hoyt, 73, and his son Rick Hoyt, 52, were going to make their 31st Boston Marathon their last in 2013, but the bombs went off a mile before they crossed the finish line so they vowed to come back one last time.
— Mary Wittenberg (@nyrrmaryruns) April 21, 2014