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London race: Tributes to Boston, extra security

Updated: April 21, 2013, 1:48 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- The race was in London, but the thoughts of many were with another city.

Thousands of runners who took part in the London Marathon on Sunday paid tribute to those killed and injured in the Boston Marathon six days earlier. Participants paused for a moment of silence in the beginning, many wore black ribbons on their chests as a sign of solidarity, and two runners finished carrying a banner that read "For Boston."

The mood was festive, defiant -- and the surging crowds who ...

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