The attacks in Boston Monday have marathon race directors across the country reviewing their security plans including the BCS Marathon.
This past December more than 2,700 people participated in the marathon and half marathon events.
BCS Marathon Race Director Chris Field says they will be working with local law enforcement at ways to increase spectator safety from mainly just doing traffic control.
Field believes the Boston Marathon will bounce back but says the bombing is raising their level of awareness.
"While we, obviously hasn't been enough time to come with any hard policies at this point there's certainly going to make sure that we have more of a police presence at the start and finish line. I would imagine even some un-uniformed, police officers that are walking around in street clothes actually looking for anything that would be suspicious," said Chris Field.
BCS Marathon Coordinators and people around the country will also be doing a run for Boston.
Wednesday you are encouraged to wear blue and yellow and gather with friends to do your own run as a show of support.
We have a link to that effort with this story at:
Upload your photo, with a caption of your reason to smile, then watch the last half hour of BVTM from 6:30A - 7A Monday mornings to see if your photo makes it.