Wheeling Woman Runs Boston Marathon

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A Wheeling woman was among the more than 26,000 people who completed the Boston Marathon on Monday.

Tara Thomas finished the race with a time of 3 hours 52 minutes and 58 seconds.

Thomas is a dedicated runner who has spent the last 18 weeks training for the marathon by running some familiar courses right here in Wheeling.

She says it was a very emotional experience to be apart of, just three-years after the horrible bombings that claimed the lives of three people and injured hundreds more.

“There was lots of support for those who were injured three-years-ago. It was emotional and there were participants that ran that experienced injuries from the bombing and it was very emotional and I sobbed like a baby when they put that metal around my neck,” said Thomas.

Thomas says she feels good and even went for a two-mile run Tuesday morning.

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