March 16, 2014
Arlington, VA A lot of preparation and work is going into this years Marathon in Arlington. Last year the marathon faced Hurricane Sandy and now coming six months after the Boston Marathon, organizers are upping security measures. The race even faced obstacles with the government shutdown this year.
This race has always had a heavy security presences, but this year there will be checkpoints at the star and finnish line as well as random bag checks. Plus people are subject to screening throughout the event.