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Local Runners Take Over Philly Streets In Moving Tribute

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Hundreds of runners are seen running through Philadelphia Thursday in support of the victims of the attack at the Boston Marathon. Hundreds of runners are seen running through Philadelphia Thursday in support of the victims of the attack at the Boston Marathon.
PHILADELPHIA -

Hundreds of runners in Philadelphia showed their support Thursday night for the victims of the Boston Marathon attack by lacing up and running.

More than 1,000 runners from different neighborhoods ran through the city. Police at one point had to close Market Street briefly to allow them to move through.

Many of the runners say they've run the Boston Marathon in the past and some even finished around the time the explosions went off during this year's race.

Three people were killed in Monday's attack and more than 170 were injured. As of Thursday, FBI investigators were still searching for two suspects captured by surveillance cameras near the explosions.

 

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