WENATCHEE, Wash. -- Days after two bombs struck the finish line of the iconic Boston Marathon, Washington runners are gearing up to run a 2014 Boston Marathon qualifying race in Wenatchee, Wash.
The 2013 Wenatchee Marathon will start at 6:30 a.m. Saturday in Wenatchee. It is a USATF certified Marathon, making it a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. The race is described as a "Great Boston qualifier" that features a "gorgeous" course running along the Columbia River.
Runners interested in the Boston Marathon must run a separate race on or after Sept 22, 2012 in a certain time to qualify. Here is a list of qualifying times for those interested in running the East Coast race.