What started as a perfect day for one of the most recognizable marathons in the world ended in chaos, and Tacoma resident and avid runner Kirk Isakson was stuck right in the middle.
“Today started as a perfect day,” said Kirk Isakson, retired videographer and instructor from Pacific Lutheran University. He said blue skies greet thousands at the Boston Marathon, including dozens of runners from Pierce and King counties.
Isakson finished the Boston Marathon in just under four hours, fifteen minutes before two bombs detonated near the finish line, killing three people and injuring more than 140.
Isakson had …