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Some Boston Marathoners will run Baltimore's race 'because there are other people who can't'

Some Boston Marathoners will run Baltimore's race 'because there are other people who can't'

Halfway up Heartbreak Hill, an iconic stretch of the Boston Marathon course, Erica Greene was stopped by race officials, having just completed her 20th mile. The news of a bombing at the finish line had traveled down the course. For a few months after that race, Greene, a teacher at Turning Point Academy in Lanham, let her running fall to the wayside. To have trained for such a long time, only to see her dream taken away, was too much. "It took me a while to even go out and do three miles after Boston," said Greene, who plans to be part of this weekend's Baltimore Running Festival and to run in Boston next year. "Before I went, I'm an emotional person, I had a...

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