Boston hosts runners and spectators for the 2014 Boston Marathon, which marks the one-year anniversary of the bombings. Security has been tightened at this year’s marathon.
There are eight Burr Ridge area residents participating in this year’s marathon, according to the Boston Athletic Association website:
- Douglas Gibson, 33 (Burr Ridge)
- Chris E. Harris, 39 (Willowbrook)
- George “Chip” E. Heady Jr., 60 (Burr Ridge)
- Jason Hoffman, 33 (Willowbrook)
- Mark M. Osgood, 61 (Burr Ridge)
- Kyle T. Somerfield, 26 (Willowbrook)
- Michael Thiel, 53 (Burr Ridge)
- Rita Thiel, 50 (Burr Ridge)
Come back to see how the runners did later today. For full race results, click here.