Wichitan to compete in Boston Marathon

WICHITA, Kansas – Wichitan Heath Larson will be among the thousands of runners competing in the Boston Marathon.

He first ran the marathon in 2009.

After hearing of last year’s bombing tragedy at the finish line, Heath says it gave him the motivation to re-qualify and run the Boston Marathon again this year.

“Just thinking about that moment, and how special it is for a lot of people. They’ve maybe been working for a finish their whole life,” said Larson. “How much it hit me, and I wasn’t even there.”

Heath is running for Team Beef, and KSN will be in touch with him come marathon Monday.

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