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Thousand-mile Relay Aims to Help Boston Marathon Victims

For many first-time marathoners, the idea of covering 26.2 miles (42.2 kms) on foot is a daunting one.   That distance is a jog around the block compared with what a group of Tennessee runners will undertake next month when they set off on a 1,075-mile (1,730 km) relay to Boston, where they plan to deliver more than $50,000 in donations to charities that help victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.   The plan for 26 runners to run that distance in continuous, alternating...

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