Runners gather in New Madrid to run for Boston

NEW MADRID, MO (KFVS) - Around 200 people ran or walked for Boston in New Madrid Tuesday evening.

The 2-mile run just kicked off at 6 p.m. at the New Madrid Wellness Center.

Organizers sold more than 400 T-shirts for the event and raised around $3,000.

All the proceeds from the race will go to the One Fund Boston organization to help those affected by the Boston Marathon bombings.

Those still wanting to donate can contact Sara Ezell at the New Madrid Wellness Center at (573) 748-7694.

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