Elmira/Corning Regional Airport
2014 Boston Marathon
BOSTON, MA (WENY)- A year after the tragic events that took place in the Boston Marathon, runners laced up their running shoes once again. Over 36,000 runners participated in todays race, 9,000 more than last year. The 26.2 mile challenge started at 9:30 this morning. A large group of runners that couldn't finish the race last year were also offered the chance to return and run the race again this year. You may remember one of the two brothers who was accused of executing that bombing died in a shootout with police. The other bother who is in custody could face the death penalty; he has plead not guilty.