Boston Marathon http://kuer.org en Increased Security at SLC Marathon http://kuer.org/post/increased-security-slc-marathon <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Runners and spectators will see a lot more security around the <a href="http://www.saltlakecitymarathon.com/">Salt Lake City Marathon</a> on Saturday. &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">After the bombings at the Boston Marathon on Monday, marathon planners developed some new security strategies.&nbsp; Deputy Salt Lake City Police Chief Terry Fritz says the Utah Highway Patrol, the Utah National Guard and other agencies have brought in additional resources for the race.</span></p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 21:32:27 +0000 Dan Bammes 28078 at http://kuer.org Increased Security at SLC Marathon Salt Lake City Resident Narrowly Avoids Explosions at Boston Marathon http://kuer.org/post/salt-lake-city-resident-narrowly-avoids-explosions-boston-marathon <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After the explosions in Boston Monday, one Salt Lake City mother was relieved to find out that her daughter was safe at the Boston Plaza Hotel.&nbsp;But the family is still having trouble getting past the incident.</span></p><p>Rennly Williams says she didn’t see or hear the explosion at the finish line. Her boyfriend Tom Hickenlooper had finished the race 10 minutes before – faster than he expected because of a knee injury.&nbsp;Just a little slower, and he and Williams might have been there for the blast.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 21:30:29 +0000 Andrea Smardon 27916 at http://kuer.org Salt Lake City Resident Narrowly Avoids Explosions at Boston Marathon SLC Police Department Re-Evaluates Security for SLC Marathon http://kuer.org/post/slc-police-department-re-evaluates-security-slc-marathon <p>In the aftermath of the explosions at the Boston Marathon today the Salt Lake City Police Department is clarifying their security plans for this weekend’s Salt Lake City Marathon.</p><p>The Salt Lake City Police Department says the Salt Lake City Marathon will proceed as planed this Saturday. Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank says they don’t anticipate a need to increase the security presence that has already been planned either.</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 23:11:01 +0000 Brian Grimmett 27851 at http://kuer.org SLC Police Department Re-Evaluates Security for SLC Marathon