Security improvements for BloomsdayApril 18, 2013 @ 1:25 pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Runners in this year's annual Bloomsday road race will be required to show their official race tags before lining up at the start on May 5.
That's one of the security changes announced Thursday in response to the bombings at the Boston Marathon.
The Spokesman-Review reports that the Bloomsday race in Spokane is expected to draw more than 50,000 runners, and is the second-largest timed road race in the nation.
Bloomsday board member Jon Neill also announced that 50,000 "Spokane Stands with Boston" bracelets will be presented to participants.
Information from: The Spokesman-Review, http://www.spokesman.com
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