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Coast-To-Coast Run Raises $80,000 For Marathon Bombing Victims

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BOSTON (CBS) – A coast-to-coast run for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings came to an end early Monday morning on Boylston Street.

Several hundred runners crossed the marathon finish line just before 1 a.m. including Nicole Reis, whose father John Odom is a survivor of the attacks.

Boston Marathon bombings susvivor John Odom celebrates the end of One Run for Boston at the finish line Monday. (Photo courtesy: One Run For Boston)

Boston Marathon bombings susvivor John Odom celebrates the end of One Run for Boston at the finish line Monday. (Photo courtesy: One Run For Boston)

“It’s a little overwhelming to be honest with you,” Odom told WBZ-TV.

“He’s worked so hard to get to today and I really wanted to do this for him all along and I’m so glad we were able to do it,” Nicole said.

The One Run for Boston was a relay race that started 3,000 miles away in Los Angeles 24 days ago.

It was organized by three people from the United Kingdom as a way to raise money for the One Fund.

As of Monday morning, they had raised about $80,000.

If you’d like to donate, visit the One Run for Boston website.

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