Area runners to participate in today’s Boston Marathon

By NEMS Daily Journal

There will be a dozen runners from the Daily Journal circulation area in today’s Boston Marathon.
That group includes the top area finisher from a year ago, Bret Beauchamp of Oxford. He finished 1,157th overall in 2:57:19 and will be looking for his fourth consecutive Boston finish.
Corinth’s Kenneth Williams, 70, will be trying to finish the Boston race for the 11th time. He ran a 4:08:02 last year and finished 68th in his division, 17,670 overall.
You can follow the race online at www.baa.org and on the Universal Sports TV network starting at 8:30 a.m., where available