TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - News 10 knows of at least seven people from the Wabash Valley who were at the race. Five of those people were competing.
According to Boston Marathon's website five of those people competed in the race.
They are Mike Morris, Majel Wells and Michelle Nutter, Laura Link, and Patrick Rady, Jr.
One person from Terre Haute, James Grounds registered to run, but did not post any times.
We first made contact with Mike Morris. He's a current Vigo County councilman for district four.
Morris says he'd been finished before the blast went off.
"It rattled your chest you know; even you could feel a blast. We were right there you know. I can testify to that fact. I don't think I'm going to change the way I'm living, but it's not a good feeling."
Michelle Nutter is a former Golden Apple Award winner and is currently the principal at DeVaney Elementary School in Terre Haute. She tells News 10 she finished about 10 minutes before the blast.
Majel Wells, also ran in the marathon. New 10 has confirmed that she was not injured in the explosions.
Laura Link and her husband were both in Boston for the race, but they are not injured.
News 10 also found out that former Terre Haute South basketball coach Patrick Rady and his two sons were at the race. Patrick, Jr., and Michael Rady were racing. Patrick, Jr., who lives in Cloverdale, Indiana, was running less than two-tenths of a mile away from one of the explosions.
"I had crossed the 26 mile sign and had two-tenth of a mile left and I heard a loud explosion, and I looked up and it was all smoke," said Patrick, Jr. "Well, I kept running and I heard another explosion and another smoke, and I thought, 'oh my.'"
A total of 283 people from Indiana registered to race, and another 974 people from Illinois also registered.
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