Heavy security on streets for Nashville marathon
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- With a SWAT team parked near the starting line, Scott Wietecha of Hendersonville, Tenn., won the St. Jude Country Music Marathon on Saturday after missing the Boston Marathon because of too much training.
This was the largest combined marathon and half-marathon in the United States since the April 15 bombings. Heavy security turned out on a cold and rainy Saturday morning with more than 30,000 runners and a crowd estimated at more than 50,000.
The U.S. Department ...
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