Tighter security planned for LR Marathon

Posted: February 24, 2014 at 3:27 a.m.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/MELISSA SUE GERRITS 02/22/2014 - Gina Pharis, executive director of the LIttle Rock Marathon watches for traffic while marking an aid station on the marathon's route along Cantrell February 22, 2014.

The Little Rock Marathon, like many other races across the country, is stepping up security this year in light of last year’s bombings in Boston, but organizers say most people won’t notice much change from previous years.

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