One Run For Boston

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(KTVI) - One of the classic scenes from the 1994 movie Forrest Gump is when, for no particular reason at all, Forrest decides to run across the country.

With that concept in mind, more than 1,000 runners will do a similar feat in a relay beginning June 7th in Los Angeles and ending more than three weeks later in Boston on June 30th.

Danny Bent, Kate Treleaven and Jamie Hay from Devon, England came up with the idea just after the Boston Marathon bombing.

Mary Hoatlin and Andy Kozitek have signed up for the race. And they talk about what they expect.

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