BOSTON (CBS) — Boston Athletic Association Executive Director Tom Grilk was inside the Copley Plaza Hotel getting ready for an award ceremony.
Race Director Dave McGillivray was in Hopkinton, getting ready to start his own run to Copley Square.READ MORE: Plainville Firefighter In Coma After Contracting COVID-19
“My immediate reaction was disbelief,” McGillivray said to news two bombs had gone off at the Boston Marathon finish line.
All along the course, the BAA’s 8,500 volunteers continued doing what they were trained to do, in circumstances they could have never imagined.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Bernice Corpuz reports