In light of the 118th running of the Boston Marathon scheduled for Patriot’s Day April 21st, Lake Placid Mayor Craig Randall has issued an official proclamation to honor the tragic event’s anniversary… “April 21st shall be recoginized as Boston Marathon Day.” Randall said. “After watching Lake Placid’s residents come together in support of the catastrophic events which took place at last years Marathon, when he was approached by Lake Placid’s Ironman chair he knew knew it was the right thing to do to make this proclaimation.”
Randall says as part of it’s effort, Boston Strong LP with the help of Jet Blue raised in excess of 12,000 for one Fund Boston to assist those individuals and families recovering from their injuries. It is only appropriate to recognize the tremendous scarcirfices endured by those affected. We want Boston to know we are behind them..”There are several Lake Placid Residents who will be running in next week’s Marathon so this makes this proclaimation all the more important.” The Mayor said.