For the second time in a year, thousands of runners are relaying from California to Massachusetts to raise funds for the survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.
The One Run for Boston 2 kicked off Sunday in Santa Monica, and is expected to draw 2,000 participants before wrapping up in Boston onApril 13, two days before the Marathon's one-year anniversary.
More than 800 runners are anticipated to cross the Boylston Street finish line that day.
Organizers describe the nation-wide run as "an epic running relay from LA to Boston raising funds and awareness for The One Fund Boston."
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Metro first reported on the inauguralOne Run national relay last May.
The relay's aim is to raise $1 million to help support the survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.