Ten runners from Reston completed the Boston Marathon Monday, one year after explosions rocked the event, taking lives and injuring hundreds of runners and spectators.
In all, six women and four men from McLean ran the 26.2-mile race. The top local finisher was Andrew Ciarfalia, who finished in 2:48:58. The top female finisher from Reston was Jessica Hofheimer, who finished in 3:11:56.
One Northern Virginian was a top-50 finisher –Michael R. Wardian finished in 2:23:32 for 44th place overall. Wardian is from Arlington.
Ultra-marathoner (and also Arlington resident) Frank Fumich also ran and finished in 3:36:02. Fumich ran with his Florida-based friend Matt Nelson from the Pentagon to the finish line of the Boston Marathon last year to raise money for Boston Marathon bombing victims.