Rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight pleads no contest to voluntary manslaughter, striking a plea deal
California Becomes 1st State to Restrict Plastic Straws at Restaurants

Security Beefed Up Ahead of Sunday’s O.C. Marathon

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — OC Marathon officials are watching developments following the terrorist attack at Monday’s Boston Marathon as they prepare for next month’s race, the organization has announced.

The race starts at Fashion Island in Newport Beach and ends at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa.

On the OC Marathon Facebook page, the organization said Monday it places a high value on safety.

“We are closely following the situation in Boston with our agency partners to understand the circumstances of today’s tragedy and will continue to do so as information is released,” according to the post.

“The safety of our runners, volunteers, spectators, and staff is always our top priority. We will continue to take every precaution to ensure a safe marathon weekend for all.”

The OC Marathon is slated for May 5.

Last year about 18,000 runners participated in the marathon, half-marathon, 5K and children’s race.

-Los Angeles Times

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s