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Pittsburgh Runners Return to the Boston Marathon
Joe Myers ran in the Boston Marathon last year but he didn't make it to the finish line by the time the bombs went off. He was stuck in the cold, in the middle of Boston. He's planning to go back this year to finish what he started. He joins us along with Karen Harr, training director for Fleet Feet Sports, who finished a few minutes before the explosion, and spoke with us last year.
Benefiting Boston Marathon Bombing Victims
This past weekend, Susanne Park, PSO violinist and marathon runner, held a benefit to raise money for the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital — the hospital that played a big role in helping many of the victims of last year's Boston Marathon bombing. We’ll talk with Susanne about her plans to run this year’s Boston Marathon with her sister.
Business of Summer Camps
While winter is barely a distant memory it’s time to start making summer plans. If summer camp is in your child’s future, contributor Rebecca Harris says now is the time to sign-up. This week she focuses on the business of summer camps.