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450 mile run from DC to Boston to raise money for bombing victims

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ARLINGTON, Va. -

An Arlington man and his friend are embarking on a 450 mile run this to raise money for the Boston Marathon bombing victims.

Frank Fumich and Matt Nelson will run from Arlington to Boston - nonstop!

Both men are experienced ultra runners and have set a goal to raise $78,000 for the family of Martin Richard, an 8-year-old killed in the attack.

The run will also support Jeffrey Bauman, who lost both legs.

The pair left from the pentagon at 6:00 a.m. and plan on arriving in Boston on Saturday afternoon.

FOX 5's Melanie Alnwick reports.

Online:

http://www.firstgiving.com/fundraiser/EnduranceTrust/westandunitedwerununited

http://www.standunitedrununited.org/

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