Running event to benefit Boston bombing victims to be held on Saturday

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – The Boston Marathon bombings happened over a 1,000 miles from Alabama, but it hits close to home for some people.

On Saturday, local runners will lace up their shoes to raise money for victims of the Boston bombings.

The second annual Spirit Scamper will be held at Homewood High School.

There will be a 5k and a 10k, as well as a one mile “Fun Run.”

The event begins at 7:30 a.m.

Registration information can be found by clicking here.

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