'Did you get hit by the bomb?' Local teacher describes Boston Marathon

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"Race gear. I loaded up my fuel belt, cued my running tunes, and wrote down a couple of mantras I'd heard at the expo: run within yourself, and fight well. My other mantra is what Shalane Flanagan said to Kara Goucher at the start of the Olympic marathon in London, but I have to censor that one. I definitely used it on the hills."