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Plainville native a marathoner against all odds

BOSTON - Plainville native Scott Maloney pounded the pavement from Hopkinton to Copley Square for the first time five years ago.

And he planned to run his final Boston Marathon two years ago, in April 2005.

All that changed, however, on Sept. 18, 2004, when Maloney suffered a devastating brain injury.

But on Monday, against all odds - doctors didn't think he would survive the 2004 fall from a third-floor window - Maloney had his running shoes back on, and he completed another marathon surrounded by his family on a raw and windy Patriots Day.

"The race and conditions got better as time went on," Maloney said. "It went very well."

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