Resident Finishes Marathon Before Bombing
Posted by Kyle Maloney on Apr 18, 2013 - 12:23:48 AM
one hour before the bombs went off, Malibu eyewear store owner, Steve Arce,
crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon.
Boston Marathon bombings.
finished the race in three hours and 46 minutes on Monday, April 15. It was
four hours and nine minutes into the race that the bombs went off near the
to Jen Briggs, co-owner of 9026-Eyes, Arce called after the explosions to let
her know he was okay. Two other Malibu residents, Christopher Eldridge, 24, and
Tyson B. Park Sr., 71, were registered to run in the race.
indicate that Eldridge crossed the finish line at three hours and eight
minutes, and Park was still racing when the bombs detonated. Park was most
likely one of the runners given a detour away from the blast site.