Explosions at finish line of Boston Marathon, 8 Mercer Islanders racing

Multiple news agencies in Boston are reporting that at least two explosions went off this afternoon near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. While information is still coming in, serious injuries are reported.

According to the Boston Marathon website, there are eight people from Mercer Island participating in the race.

Peter Noone finished the event in 3 hours, 33:15 minutes. Jeff Poppe was listed as finished the event in 4:09.28, while Lisa Spencer was listed as finishing in 4:09.11.

Robert Cremin, Rhonda Glass, Roger Larson, Chelese Longwith and Tomothy Steege were all listed on the Boston Marathon site as registered for the event, but do not have finish times.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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