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Checking on Alabama runners in Boston Marathon

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John Barganier, Brad Turner and Robbie Sandlin before the race.  Courtesy: Hardy Sellers, Montgomery Multisport John Barganier, Brad Turner and Robbie Sandlin before the race. Courtesy: Hardy Sellers, Montgomery Multisport
Nate Ross (photo source Cheryl Ross) Nate Ross (photo source Cheryl Ross)

The Raycom News Network is busy checking on the safety of the Alabama runners in Monday's Boston Marathon.

WSFA-TV in Montgomery confirms all of the runners from the Montgomery area safely crossed the line. WBRC-TV in Birmingham and WAFF-TV in Huntsville is in the process of reaching out to the runners from north and central Alabama to confirm their safety. So far, the following Alabama runners have been reported as safe:

Tim Adams
Timothy Adams
Phillip Aultman
John Barganier
Owen Bradley
Jack Burnette
Theresa Burst
Robby Callahan
Pam Carr
John Casterline
James Chang
Jim Clemens
Mary Creel
Mac Deshazier
Paige Dorr
Ali Edwards
Alison Williford Ellis
Britt Erickson
Sally Evenden
Marianne Farris
Nancy Fawley
John Fields
Sherry Fields
Cecile Franklin
Samuel Gillis
Greg Halen
Kenneth Harkless
Jeffrey Hawkins
Shawn Hazelrig
Kaitlin Henry
John Kennedy
Jim Kinder
Beth Kisor
Jillian Koch
Zachary Koch
Stacey Lemay
Eric Lopez
Randall Lyle
Brandon Mader
Dan McBrayer
Elmer (TJ) Norvell
Jeff Perry
Laurie Repoll
Mark Richey
Nate Ross
Robbie Sandlin
Linda Scavarda
Dink Taylor
Suzanne Taylor
Ryn Tomlinson & husband
Blake Trotter
Brad Turner
John Twitty
Tim Vinson
Lori VonPingel
Emily Waite
Scott Weisberg
Ray Whitford
Todd White
Jamie Witter

If you have any information about family or friends from Alabama running in the Boston Marathon, please email You can also watch FOX6 or visit on your computer or mobile device for continuing updates.

Also, Google has set up "Person Finder" for those  affected by the Boston Marathon Explosions:

The Birmingham Track Club issued the following statement Monday about the explosions:

"The Birmingham Track Club and all its members send thoughts and prayers to every racer, spectator, volunteer and public service official participating in the 2013 Boston Marathon. We continue to monitor the situation as many of our members are in Boston and are contacting family and loved ones to confirm their safety."

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