Good luck to those running the #bostonmarathon today! But remember to stay safe because it's unusually warm out there for April!—
Lauren S. (@LoveIsaMelody) April 16, 2012
Around 27,000 runners from across the world are participating in the 116th Boston Marathon today! The runners will have to endure much hotter weather than usual. Forecasters are predicting temperatures to hit 86 F (30.5 C) by early afternoon.
We will be updating this post throughout the day with interesting and notable #bostonmarathon tweets. We wish all the runners good luck!!
We have a new world record for the wheelchair division!
Canadian Josh Cassidy breaks the course record, winning with 1:18:25, for the push rim division of the Boston Marathon, WTG!!!!—
Erica Berraho (@zakismom) April 16, 2012
The heat was too much for last years champion, Geoffrey Mutai, who has dropped out due to cramping.
2011 Boston Marathon winner Geoffrey Mutai dropped out of the race at 30k due to cramping.—
(@WBUR) April 16, 2012
Wesley Korir wins the Men’s division of the 2012 Boston Marathon.
Wesley Korir has just won the 2012 Boston Marathon!—
Eddie Reyes (@RicanInBoston) April 16, 2012
Kenyan Wesley Korir wins men's title in 116th Boston Marathon—
Matt Stout (@MattPStout) April 16, 2012
Wesley Korir of Kenya finishes first in the men's Boston Marathon with a time of 2:12. That's a 5:04/mile pace.—
Mary Williams (@longmayUrun) April 16, 2012
Sharon Cherop has won the Women’s division.
Kenyan Sharon Cherop won her first ever Boston Marathon ahead of compatriots Jemima Sumgong in second place and Georgina Rono in third.—
SuperSport Blitz (@SuperSportBlitz) April 16, 2012
Congratulations to the winners!!!
Congrats to Sharon Cherop and Wesley Korir, 2012 Boston winners. Kenyans sweep top 3 spots for men and women.—
(@Dan2Boston) April 16, 2012
As expected, thousands dropped out of the marathon due to the heat.
More than 4,000 runners drop out of the Boston marathon as unexpectedly warm weather prompts the defending champion…—
Артур Димашканьян (@newwwss401) April 16, 2012