The families of the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre in December were guests at the VIP tent at the 26th mile of the Boston marathon where the explosion happened, reports the New York Post.
The entire Boston marathon this year was themed around Sandy Hook calling itself “26 miles for 26 victims.”
In an apparent terror attack, two explosions near the Boston Marathon finish line have killed and maimed several people and injured dozens others.Click here to read more
A specially designed marker will stand tall for all marathoners to see just before the final dash to the finish line with the green colors of Sandy Hook school splashed on it with the Newtown municipal seal on the bottom. There is also 26 stars circling the town emblem, one for every life lost.