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VT Marathon Opens to Those Unable to Finish Boston Marathon

8755835-vector-drawing-running-athletes-on-american-flagBURLINGTON, Vt. (AP/WGGB) — Organizers of a marathon in Vermont are offering runners who didn’t get to complete the Boston Marathon, a chance to run in their race for free.

So far 10 people who were unable to complete the Boston Marathon because of the bombings have signed up for the Vermont City Marathon which is being held in Burlington on May 26.

The Keybank Vermont City Marathon on Wednesday night offered those runners a chance to be in the race.

If you would like to take part register at www.runvcm.org with code “BOSTONSTRONG”.

Vermont City Marathon officials also will hold a moment of silence at the start of the race to honor those affected by the bombings.