Shadow of Boston Marathon Bombing Falls on Northern Virginia/DC

Dozens of runners in the race are from Fairfax County.

Shock from the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings has been felt across the country, and particularly so near the nation's capital. 

Three people are reported dead and more than 100 injured after two explosions near the Boston Marathon finish line on Monday at around 3 p.m. 

Lorton, Fairfax Station-area and Springfield residents ran in the race, including

  • Stephanie Danahy, 56, of Fairfax Station
  • Brian Carbaugh, 43, of Clifton
  • Yvette Rogers, 52, of Clifton
  • Keith Bennett, 32, of Lorton 
  • Ivette Booher, 47, of Lorton 
  • Andrew  Killian, 33, of Lorton 
  • Rosemary Spraker, 49, of Lorton
  • Anne-Marie Adams, 36, of Springfield
  • James Cardosi, 33, of Springfield
  • Rachel Chamberlin, 32, of Springfield
  • Jeremy Lynch, 32, of Springfield
  • Karen Marchant, 59, of Springfield
  • Brenda Stuart, 40, of Springfield
  • Ted Waugh, 44, of Springfield
  • Ernest Wittich, 49, of Springfield

On Alert, Locally

The Fairfax County Emergency Information blog is warning residents to be "vigilant" in the wake of the bombings


If you're looking for family members in Boston or you have family members who might be looking for you, go to this Red Cross site.

Additionally, 617-635-4500 is the Boston hot line for those trying to locate friends and loved ones.

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