MSNBC’s Alex Witt talks to Duncan Golestani from London about the show of solidarity at the London Marathon. He reveals how organizers and runners are honoring Boston and the heightened security resulting from Boston’s tragic bombing.
From the London Marathon to the Kentucky Derby, the security plans that had been in place for big, upcoming public gatherings are being reevaluated in the wake of the Boston bombings that killed three people and injured more than 170. NBC’s Tom Costello reports
Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia wins the London Marathon on the Mall in central London, April 21, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning
epa03671801 A man carries the flag of the United States of America as he runs with other marathon runners during the London Marathon in London, Britain, 21 April 2013. Security had been stepped for the annual event following the bombing attacks in the Boston marathon. EPA/ANDY RAIN
London Marathon winner Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia poses with the winners trophy at Tower Bridge in London April 22, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT ATHLETICS)
London Marathon winners Priscah Jeptoo of Kenya and Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia pose with the winners trophy at Tower Bridge in London April 22, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT ATHLETICS)