Four Oldham Co. runners in Boston safe, unharmed

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By Drew Nichter


As news reports continue of the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, The Oldham Era has learned several Oldham County residents competed in – and finished – the marathon today.

They include Brian Jones, of Prospect; Brooke N. Vernon, of Prospect; Ellen J. Thimme, of Prospect; Clay W. Jones, of Crestwood; Andrea Faulk, of Crestwood; Ashli N. Collins, of Crestwood; and Kathy A. Robson, of La Grange.

The Oldham Era has heard that Vernon, Collins, Robson and Clay Jones are all safe and were not hurt in the blasts.

If you have information on any of the other runners, please email us at news@oldhamera.com.

At least two people were killed and another 50 or so injured in a pair of blasts just before 3 p.m. near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.