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Should Boston Marathon lift qualifying?

Updated: May 7, 2013, 3:11 PM ET

There's little doubt the Boston Marathon will take place next year, undeterred by last month's terror bombing that killed three people and injured hundreds at the finish line. How should the fallen be honored? ESPN The Magazine's Chris Jones wonders whether the marathon should lift its qualification requirement, if only for one year, and allow all runners to take part. (Runners raising money for charity are already exempt from qualifying.)

For many runners, Boston's status ...

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