Bland – Stephanie

I was trapped in the middle of two exploding bombs – Stephanie Bland (April 15, 2013)

Posted on Jan 15, 2015 in 2013, Bland - Stephanie, F 18 - 34, Michigan

I was trapped in the middle of two exploding bombs – Stephanie Bland (April 15, 2013)

This is my real life story. I’ve never been so excited, so nervous, so overwhelmed as I was to be able to run the Boston Marathon, especially after having my baby just 3 ½ months earlier. I was so proud I could share this experience with my mom, dad, husband, and my beautiful baby boy Brady. I just kept thinking one day Brady will look back at say “Wow, my mom ran the Boston Marathon and I was there!” The race was everything to me and more. Words cannot even describe the emotions I felt running through each town, with the cheers of the crowd on both sides of the race. Everyone was so...

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