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    Posted April 16, 2013 by
    OberBecca
    Related to: Why I'm running for Boston
    CNN columnist John Sutter explains the origins of the Run for Boston movement and why he's pledging to run a marathon by April 2014.
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    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     OberBecca created a Google doc form for people to log their miles in solidarity with Boston after learning about the explosions on Monday. More than 360 people have signed up so far, and she says she's 'overwhelmed with the response.' Becca, who has run two 5k races before, said, 'I created the form as a way for us all to rally around the miles we're running and to share the story behind why we are hitting the pavement.'
    - katie, CNN iReport producer

    In the wake of the bombings at the Boston Marathon we were left wanting to join together to show our support. Some of us are runners, some are joggers, some are walkers, and some are lacing up for the first time; all of us want to #RunForBoston. Go out and run your miles or walk your block, then come back here and share your run.

    These miles aren't about raising money, but about showing our support for the runners, families, rescuers, and Bostonians. They are about being a part of something bigger than ourselves and being a part of a community. Log as many runs as you like for as long as you like, I'll keep the form active and share totals periodically.

    If you want to log your miles for charity, download the Charity Miles App. For every mile you walk or run, 25 cents will be donated to a charity you select (or 10c per mile biked).

    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1X5hW3F2eSZJ2bJLXIdXjwfn2yAgBGnRlXgKgozWC_ls/viewform
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