Broad St. Run to honor Boston bombing victims
PHILADELPHIA - April 25, 2013 (WPVI) -- The Philadelphia Broad Street Run will honor those killed or injured in the Boston Marathon attack.
Organizers are expecting 40,000 runners for the 10-mile race.
Volunteers will be handing out stickers to show support for those in Boston.
Organizers are also encouraging people to donate to the One Fund Boston charity set up to help the attack victims and their families.
On Thursday, corporate sponsor Independence Blue Cross told Action News it expects extra security at the race.
"We've been reassured by Mayor Nutter that every city, state and local law enforcement agency - they're all working together to keep all of the runners safe, and our entire community safe," said a spokesperson.
The Broad Street Run is set for Sunday, May 5th.
philadelphia, broad street run, boston marathon bombing, local/state
- 911 recordings released in Ewing Twp. explosion
- Brief Surge of Mild Air
- Get the 6abc StormTracker app
- WATCH: Action News Online
- 2 injured NJ Turnpike crash in Mt. Laurel 24 min ago
- 1 person injured in Hamilton Twp. house fire 33 min ago
- Autopsy results released in death of trooper's wife
- Mutilated animal in Brewerytown possibly a bobcat
- Search for finger-biting mall attack suspects
- Pa. woman born at Burger King seeks birth mom 51 min ago
- Cabbie allegedly locks doors in credit card dispute
- Vietnam vet's therapy dog missing in Lehigh Valley
- Photos: 7 recent child porn arrests in Pa.and Del.
- Video: Camden H.S. wrestler wins state championship
6abc.com News Links
Most Viewed StoriesMost Viewed Photos