Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

Monday’s Boston Marathon will make the news, and cameras will follow the lead runners from Hopkinton to Boston, but readers have good reason to follow other runners.

Five Bedford residents have qualified for the race:

Eric Dahlberg
Bib number: 7404; Wave/Corral: 1/8; Start time: 10:02 am

Andrew Chiu
Bib number: 8520; Wave/Corral: 2/1; Start time: 10:25 am

Robert Santamaria
Bib number: 11909, Wave/Corral: 2/4, Start time: 10:25 am

Gregory Barry
Bib number: 26204, Wave/Corral: 4/3, Start time: 11:15 am

Jennifer Harrington
Bib number: 27483, Wave/Corral: 4/4, Start time: 11:15 am


Track Bedford’s Runners On Marathon Monday

Tracking Bedford’s runners is simple thanks to the BAA’s official smartphone app and  AT&T’s Athlete Alert

Thanks to the Boston Athletic Association’s smartphone app, readers can follow each runner as they traverse the historic 26.2-mile run. The BAA app can be downloaded without charge from Apple’s App Store or Google Play. Enter the bib number or name of the runners you want to follow.


Email and text alerts are also available. Text RUNNER to 234567 and register receive up to 9 updates on the status of athletes in the 123rd Boston Marathon, using any email address and/or any US mobile phone number. To set up a new account, click here.

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