Gainesville Runners Remember Boston Marathon Victims on One Year Anniversary of Bombings
Published April 15th, 2014
GAINESVILLE- The first Boston Marathon since the tragic bombings last year is scheduled for next week.
One North Central Floridian who took part in the Boston Marathon last year plans to make the trip again.
23 runners from the Florida Track Club made the trip to boston last year to run the marathon.
When things get difficult though, runner Mark Ou explains his response isn't to stop but to continue with running and the healing process.
Ou explains, "when i've run it in the past, like when it got really tough i've always thought of loved ones and what i was grateful for people in my life that i've lost."
On his list? A best friend, a cousin, his mother and three other people he's connected to even though they never met.
Ou says he already has his tickets to Boston booked for the race next week.
This will be his 22nd marathon.
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