“…Tommy Ozbolt, 24, of Mebane, N.C., a City Year corps member at James P. Timilty Middle School in Roxbury, will run the marathon to honor Steven Odom, the 13-year-old Timilty eighth-grader shot dead last October in Dorchester just feet from his front door.
“I wanted to do a scholarship for him from the get-go, but then I thought, ‘How about I run the Boston Marathon?’ ” Ozbolt said. “I asked his parents and they said they’d be honored…”
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Have a great race Tommy!