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Runners and spectators raced to save lives

70 intense minutes
Around 3 p.m. medical staff in the 13,000-square-foot tent, already packed with runners suffering from dehydration and hypothermia, made a smooth transition to also treat bomb victims. A well-oiled machine from years of experience, the team worked tirelessly over the next critical 70 minutes.
Right after the explosions
The medical tent was located on Dartmouth Street, just after the finish line.
Inside the medical tent
The tent is divided into 20 stations, each with eight cots and a professional medical team.
Teams help runners, victims
Bomb victims not requiring intensive care are treated in one of the 16 medical sections, then released or sent to a local hospital.
Where victims were taken
Victims where sent to seven different facilities in the city of Boston

Runner's World, Boston Athletic Association, City of Boston, Dr. Sushrut Jangi, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

James Abundis, Javier Zarracina/Globe Staff

Updated: April 16, 11:01 AM

Two explosions near the Boston Marathon finish line killed at least three people and injured at least 176.

Marathon finish line
Of the 23,326 who started the marathon, 17,584 finished; 4,496 did not. The last people crossed the finish line at 2:57 p.m.
Boylston Street and Exeter Street
The first explosion occurred a few hundred feet short of the finish line at about 2:50 p.m. on the corner of Boylston Street and Exeter Street.
Boylston Street and Ring Road
The second explosion, just 13 seconds later, occurred further from the finish line near Boylston Street and Ring Road.
Hotel evacuations
The Mandarin Oriental Hotel and the Lenox Hotel were evacuated shortly after the bombings.

Chiqui Esteban, Gabriel Florit, Alvin Chang / Globe Staff

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Runners and spectators raced to save lives

70 intense minutes
Around 3 p.m. medical staff in the 13,000-square-foot tent, already packed with runners suffering from dehydration and hypothermia, made a smooth transition to also treat bomb victims. A well-oiled machine from years of experience, the team worked tirelessly over the next critical 70 minutes.
Right after the explosions
The medical tent was located on Dartmouth Street, just after the finish line.
Inside the medical tent
The tent is divided into 20 stations, each with eight cots and a professional medical team.
Teams help runners, victims
Bomb victims not requiring intensive care are treated in one of the 16 medical sections, then released or sent to a local hospital.
Where victims were taken
Victims where sent to seven different facilities in the city of Boston

Runner's World, Boston Athletic Association, City of Boston, Dr. Sushrut Jangi, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

James Abundis, Javier Zarracina/Globe Staff

Updated: April 16, 11:01 AM

Two explosions near the Boston Marathon finish line killed at least three people and injured at least 176.

Marathon finish line
Of the 23,326 who started the marathon, 17,584 finished; 4,496 did not. The last people crossed the finish line at 2:57 p.m.
Boylston Street and Exeter Street
The first explosion occurred a few hundred feet short of the finish line at about 2:50 p.m. on the corner of Boylston Street and Exeter Street.
Boylston Street and Ring Road
The second explosion, just 13 seconds later, occurred further from the finish line near Boylston Street and Ring Road.
Hotel evacuations
The Mandarin Oriental Hotel and the Lenox Hotel were evacuated shortly after the bombings.

Chiqui Esteban, Gabriel Florit, Alvin Chang / Globe Staff

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