Essential Pittsburgh
12:43 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Conversations on Security in the Wake of the Boston Marathon

2013 Boston Marathon aftermath
Credit Aaron Tang / Wikipedia

The bombing of yesterday's Boston marathon left three people dead, including an 8 year old boy and at least 176 people injured. As the investigation into who was responsible for the bombing continues, Pittsburgh Marathon officials are busy planning for the Steel City's annual 26 mile race, now less than 3 weeks away. We'll talk with Dicks Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Executive Director Patrice Matamoros about plans to beef up security in the wake of yesterday's events. New Hampshire Public Radio Executive Producer Keith Shields, is a veteran runner of the Boston marathon and he comments on the Boston Marathon's security.

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