Freeman – Stephanie

“The Whole Food Court Full Of People Stampeded!”: A spectator’s view near the finish line – Stephanie Freeman (April 15, 2013)

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 in 2013, Freeman - Stephanie, Georgia

“The Whole Food Court Full Of People Stampeded!”:    A spectator’s view near the finish line – Stephanie Freeman (April 15, 2013)

Rushing to the streets to help runners, my eyes stared vacantly in disbelief. Is this actually happening today at The Boston Marathon? Here I am at mile 25.5 pushing runners in the opposite direction of their dream, The Boston Marathon Finish Line. Was this really happening? It was an awesome marathon Monday in Boston, as well as Patriots Day. The weather was excellent; unlike the race of 2012 when it was unseasonably hot and runners were falling out everywhere. The girls I was with were up early and ready to brave the race they had worked so hard for. As I got up my heart pounded with...

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