https://twitter.com/#!/BabyBoomerWay/status/191892147954401280

https://twitter.com/#!/mcmillan212/status/191892035559620608

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!!

https://twitter.com/#!/RunCompetitor/status/191888690174369794

https://twitter.com/#!/mariofraioli/status/191891462416371713

https://twitter.com/#!/davidwade/status/191887043079569410

https://twitter.com/#!/DanielleAmeden/status/191895226351239168

We have a new world record for the wheelchair division!

https://twitter.com/#!/tcmassie/status/191898417247698944

https://twitter.com/#!/ArthurPriddy/status/191900483336675329

https://twitter.com/#!/zakismom/status/191899943974354945

https://twitter.com/#!/KostaSots/status/191905678305148929

https://twitter.com/#!/onewhowontjoin/status/191905568422764544

https://twitter.com/#!/LuxeTiffany/status/191905516413390849

The heat was too much for last years champion, Geoffrey Mutai, who has dropped out due to cramping.

https://twitter.com/#!/runnersworld/status/191914698428514304

https://twitter.com/#!/WBUR/status/191915677035134978

https://twitter.com/#!/emilyblakem/status/191915549784162304

Wesley Korir wins the Men’s division of the 2012 Boston Marathon.

https://twitter.com/#!/PeterNduati/status/191922117112111106

https://twitter.com/#!/RicanInBoston/status/191922517437460480

https://twitter.com/#!/MattPStout/status/191922521401081856

https://twitter.com/#!/DelcanTurner/status/191922438634872832

https://twitter.com/#!/longmayUrun/status/191922572521254913

Sharon Cherop has won the Women’s division.

https://twitter.com/#!/RunCompetitor/status/191919880897953795

https://twitter.com/#!/dailynation/status/191920481849458690

https://twitter.com/#!/SuperSportBlitz/status/191923101360074752

Congratulations to the winners!!!

https://twitter.com/#!/Dan2Boston/status/191923198856658944

As expected, thousands dropped out of the marathon due to the heat.

https://twitter.com/#!/newwwss401/status/191986522759774208

  • traffic_robot

    Women’s finish was very exciting. Also, way to go Jason Hartmann.