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The Latest: Hug wins 4th straight Boston wheelchair race

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BOSTON - The Latest on the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon : 11 a.m. Marcel Hug has won the men's wheelchair race at the Boston Marathon for a fourth consecutive year. The 33-year-old from Switzerland took a commanding lead in the second half of the race and held it to finish in an unofficial time of 1 hour, 46 minutes, 26 seconds. It was the slowest winning time in the men's wheelchair race in 31 years. Hug says it was tough and "freezing" and he's just glad to have finished.
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The Latest: Bad weather means extra bibs for Boston runners

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BOSTON - The Latest on the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon : 10:25 a.m. To deal with the cold weather, elite runners were each given an extra bib in case they decide to shed layers along the Boston Marathon course.
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The Latest: Mid-30s, headwinds greet Boston Marathon runners

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BOSTON - The Latest on the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon : 9:10 a.m. Bad weather is nothing new for the Boston Marathon. This is New England, after all. Monday's temperatures in the 30s and rain and wind are similar to the 2015 race, which was just a few degrees warmer. In 2007, the area dodged the worst of a nor'easter that had organizers considering whether to cancel the race. Five races were run in the snow, most recently 1967. You want heat? They've had that, too.
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The Latest: 2018 Boston Marathon looks to be cold and wet

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BOSTON - The Latest on the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon : 8:10 a.m. The Boston Marathon last year was sunny with a high temperature of 75 degrees. This year it'll be much colder and wetter. It was 35 degrees at the start line about 40 minutes before the first runners were set to take off Monday, projected to be in the upper 30s and low 40s throughout most of the race, eventually hitting a high of 51. Runners awaiting the start are hunkered down under large tents wearing ponchos and layered clothing to stay warm.
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Side Tracks: Katherine Switzer, Pedro Martinez. and more

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MARATHON READY: Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon with an official bib and founder of 261 Fearless, got locals in the marathon mood. The famous athlete joined Caitlin Carlson, Furthermore from Equinox deputy editor, and David Siik, Precision Running Lab creator, at Equinox Sports Club on Avery Street to share her story of the 1967 snafu that led to her legendary involvement in the race.
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Runners try to stay dry at start of 122nd Boston Marathon

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BOSTON - Runners are arriving in Hopkinton and trying to stay dry as they await the start of the Boston Marathon. It's cold, wet and windy on Monday for the 122nd running of the world's oldest and most prestigious annual marathon. Bruce Rogers, a 46-year-old runner from Rochester, New York, says he's nervous but excited for "one heck of an adventure." Runners are gathering underneath large tents set up outside of the town's high school. Many are wearing ponchos, extra layers of clothing and grocery bags wrapped around their sneakers to keep warm and dry before the race.
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Photos: 122nd running of Boston Marathon

Photos: 122nd running of Boston Marathon

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Monday marks the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon.
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