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By Andi Bourne

Rose Competes in First Boston Marathon, Inspired by Others


Pam Rose

Seeley Lake athlete Loren Rose poses in front of the 2017 Boston Marathon banner two days before he ran his first Boston Marathon.

BOSTON, MASS – Seeley Lake resident Loren Rose participated in the 121st Boston Marathon April 17. While he finished 12 minutes slower than he had hoped, Rose said nothing compared to the overall experience. He is one of only a few Seeley Lake residents and part-timers who have competed in the marathon.

Rose has run six marathons prior to running the Boston: three Missoula Marathons, two Portland Marathons and the Prague Marathon.

After running the Prague Marathon in 2014, Rose's wife Pam googled the top 10 marathons in the United States. Pam liked the Walt Disney World Marathon in Flori...

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