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Local soldier helped at Marathon

Updated: April 17, 2013, 5:11 PM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Army Sgt. Lucas Carr had just finished his sixth Boston Marathon and his second running to raise funds for the Boston Bruins Foundation. Before he and girlfriend Erin Coyne, who ran with him, could even begin to celebrate their accomplishment, Carr heard a noise he recognized all too well from his time serving his country overseas as an Army Ranger.

The first of the two bombs that exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon was all Carr needed to hear to know that he and ...

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