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Saturday, April 14, 2007

Couldn't Have Said It Better Myself

In case you're unaware, Monday's forecast for the Boston Marathon is atrocious. Temperatures are predicted to be in the 30s, with very heavy rain and a 30 mph headwind. (Note that this forecast is actually an improvement from earlier in the week!)

So the BAA sent out an e-mail advising entrants about this weather and the possible hazards of hypothermia associated with it. One punter over at Let's Run posted the following observation:
"[the e-mail warns that hypthermia] will result in muscular fatigue, poor coordination, numbness and disorientation"

Isn't that just about what every marathoner experiences after 20 miles?

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