18 Apr '17, 9pm

6 Triumphant Moments of Runners Helping Runners at the Boston Marathon

6 Triumphant Moments of Runners Helping Runners at the Boston Marathon

Despite the tailwind, direct sun made the challenging Boston Marathon course just a little more uncomfortable this Patriots’ Day. And for some runners it became unbearable—and almost dangerous. In total, 2,358 runners, or about 8 percent of the field, received medical attention. “We saw a lot of runners with temperatures over 105 degrees,” said Chris Troyanos, a certified athletic trainer who served as the medical services coordinator of the race for the 40th year in a row. “The most common problem we saw were runners who were extremely hypothermic. But we worked to get everyone out of the woods.” Troyanos expected the number of runners facing medical emergencies to be much higher. Of the participants who required medical attention, 942 received aid on the course and 1,416 were treated at the finish. RW IN YOUR INBOX: Get the latest news, tips, and motivation with our Runn...

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