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Runner grateful to be alive


Initially, there was disappointment for Red Wing's Monique DeLong when she crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon. Dealing with an injury, Delong finished with a time of 3 hours, 59 minutes, 36 seconds, about 25 minutes later than she had hoped for.

But almost 10 minutes later, that feeling went from disappointment to panic to relief as Boston was thrown into chaos.

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Joe Brown
Joe Brown is the sports editor for the Red Wing Republican Eagle. Previously, he worked at the Marshall Independent and the St. Cloud Times. For updates on local sports, follow Joe on Twitter at @RE_JBrown.
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