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Ralph Virene is a World War II veteran who runs Bloomsday in honor of those who have fallen or are still suffering from Pearl Harbor. Ralph Virene is a World War II veteran who runs Bloomsday in honor of those who have fallen or are still suffering from Pearl Harbor.
With Bloomsday 2014 this Sunday, May 4, SWX's Sam Adams visited with some of the local and long tenured participants of the event to give everyone a deeper understanding of what this race really means to the people of the region.

Enjoy the above videos with these "Bloomsday Memories" that have aired throughout the week on SWX and KHQ leading up to Bloomsday 2014. Make sure you turn in to SWX for full coverage the morning of the race. Bloomsday will also stream live on SWX, visit SWXRightNow.com's home page for more on our streams! 
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  • SLIDESHOW: Bloomsday Top Three Elite Finishers in Photos

    SLIDESHOW: Bloomsday Top Three Elite Finishers in Photos

    Check out these photo's courtesy of Bloomsday and Chronotrack of the top three men (Alan Kiprono, Kevin Kochei and Cleophas Ngetich) and women (Mary Wacera, Lineth Chepkurui and Risper Gesabwa) finishers of Bloomsday 2014!
    Check out these photo's courtesy of Bloomsday and Chronotrack of the top three men (Alan Kiprono, Kevin Kochei and Cleophas Ngetich) and women (Mary Wacera, Lineth Chepkurui and Risper Gesabwa) finishers of Bloomsday 2014!
  • BLOOMSDAY 2014: Rehab For Your Body

    BLOOMSDAY 2014: Rehab For Your Body

    Monday, May 5 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-05-06 01:22:28 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - During the annual Bloomsday run, there are always a couple injuries, some more serious injuries. Bloomsday 2014 was no different.
    SPOKANE, Wash. - During the annual Bloomsday run, there are always a couple injuries, some more serious injuries. Bloomsday 2014 was no different. One person had a cardiac arrest on the course, another suffered a heart attack, and still another had a heart attack. Amazingly, none of the three died. There was also 13 other medical injuries that were not as serious. 
  • BLOOMSDAY: Kiprono Takes Home Second Elite Men's Title

    BLOOMSDAY: Kiprono Takes Home Second Elite Men's Title

    Allan Kiprono crossed the finish line on the Monroe Street Bridge with 34:11 on the clock to win his second Bloomsday on Sunday, May 4, in Spokane, Wash. Kiprono, 24, placed third in last year's Bloomsday, after he won for the first time in 2012. The 24-year old Kenyan also holds the No. 6 top-Bloomsday finish (33:59) from when he finished second in 2011. 
    Allan Kiprono crossed the finish line on the Monroe Street Bridge with 34:11 on the clock to win his second Bloomsday on Sunday, May 4, in Spokane, Wash. Kiprono, 24, placed third in last year's Bloomsday, after he won for the first time in 2012. The 24-year old Kenyan also holds the No. 6 top-Bloomsday finish (33:59) from when he finished second in 2011. 
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