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The Boston bombings may not affect the Eugene Marathon

By Alisha Jucevic EUGENE, Ore. – Members of the Eugene community do not think the Boston bombings will affect the upcoming Eugene Marathon but local tourists think differently. On April 15, 2013, two bombs went off near the finish line of … Continue reading

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Eugene Marathon remains a popular event despite Boston tragedy

by Allie Burger EUGENE, Ore.— Despite the tragedies in the Boston Marathon bombing last week, Eugene Marathon runners are still ready for the race this Sunday. Since 2011, the number of participants in the Eugene Marathon has increased by 500. … Continue reading

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Excitement has not Diminished for the Eugene Marathon

By Elizabeth McNamara EUGENE, Ore.- The Boston Marathon bombing has not feared residents of Eugene for the Eugene Marathon this Sunday. Pete Peterson, who has worked at The Red Roster barbershop for more than 40 years, said, “I do not … Continue reading

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Safety awareness increases for upcoming Eugene Marathon

By Mackenzie Henshaw EUGENE, Ore.—After the recent bombings at the Boston Marathon, the City of Eugene show a heightened sense of security awareness about Sunday’s Eugene Marathon. According to the Register Guard, “More than 8,500 runners are expected to participate.” … Continue reading

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