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Runners commemorate Oklahoma City marathon during pandemic


April 26, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Dozens of runners participated in a mock run to commemorate the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon after the long-distance race was postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The Memorial Marathon is run annual in memory of the 168 people killed in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. The race was originally slated for Sunday but has been pushed back to October 4.

Kaci Thomas, one of the half-marathon's participants, said she observed the traditional 168 seconds of silence before taking off. After running more than 13 miles (21 kilometers), Thomas added that her family membe...

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