In a marathon for the ages, a rush of volunteers

March 23, 2014 4:57 PM

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Krista Myer, a 43-year-old marathoner from Columbia, Missouri, had accepted that she would never be able to meet the Boston Marathon’s rigorous qualifying times. But after last year’s bombings, she wanted to be part of the race in whatever way she could.

So she applied to be a volunteer, writing to race organizers that she would “do absolutely anything that you need.”

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