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Heat could affect Boston Marathon

Updated: April 14, 2012, 6:14 PM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- With temperatures expected to rise into the high 80s during Monday's Boston Marathon, race organizers are advising inexperienced runners and those with medical conditions to sit this one out and warning those who do run to be extra careful with the heat.

"This is not a day for personal bests," said Pierre d'Hemecourt, one of the race's medical directors. "This is a time to slow down and not take any risks."

In a news conference to address concerns over forecasts calling for ...

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