The Suffolk Journal

Students, staff race across Boston Marathon finish line

Students, staff race across Boston Marathon finish line

Heather Rutherford

April 22, 2015

In 2013, Haley Erickson was watching a live broadcast of the Boston Marathon. When Erickson, a Suffolk University Police Department systems administrator, saw the live video of two bombs exploding at the finish line, she decided it was time to start training to run a marathon herself. “Before this, the farthe...

Running in the rain: Boston Marathon a success despite bad weather

Running in the rain: Boston Marathon a success despite bad weather

Jeremy Hayes

April 22, 2015

The dark skies above the city served as an unfitting backdrop to the ecstatic runners and fans of the Boston Marathon. The day started out clear in the early morning hours to the afternoon. The élite runners finished the marathon before any rain fell. Caroline Rotich placed first among women, ...

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