More than 600 local runners finish 2017 Boston Marathon

Vienna's Raj Bhanot celebrates finishing the 2017 Boston Marathon. Photo: courtesy of Raj Bhanot
Vienna’s Raj Bhanot celebrates finishing the 2017 Boston Marathon. Photo: courtesy of Raj Bhanot

On a hot afternoon, 615 D.C.-area runners crossed the Boston Marathon finish line. Arlington’s Mike Wardian (2:27:35) and D.C.’s Caitlyn Tateishi (2:52:52) led local runners, with D.C.’s Dave McKay (2:27:45), Rockville’s Jay Hudson (2:39:55), Fairfax’s Rochelle SceatsBasil (2:58:42) and Bethesda’s Natalie Atabek (3:04:50) led their respective states. Ben Beach, of Bethesda, finished his 50th straight Boston Marathon.

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