Boston Marathon explosions: Ways to check on friends and family
Jen Steer, newsnet5.com
1:07 AM, Apr 16, 2013
8:29 PM, Apr 16, 2013
BOSTON - The two explosions at the Boston Marathon on Monday left dozens injured and many more searching for their loved ones.
Here are a few ways to get information about friends and family who were at the marathon:
American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts: Those affected by the explosions can post on the American Red Cross "Safe and Well Listings" which allows friends and family to know if they are OK.
Boston Marathon Athlete Tracker: Search the race's database by the runner's name to find out if and when an individual crossed the finish line here
Boston Mayor's Hotline: Those trying to locate loved ones who may be injured from the marathon blasts should call 617-635-4500.
Google Person Finder's Boston Marathon page: If you're looking for someone or have information, you can search Google Person Finder's page that was set up in the wake of the attacks.