28 Dec '12, 11pm

A slow-healing stress fracture will keep Olympian Desiree Davila (@des_davila) out of April's #BostonMarathon.

Desiree Davila Out Of Boston Marathon By David Monti Published 3 hours ago comments Tweet Share Share Print A return to Boston will have to wait at least another year for Desiree Davila. Photo: PhotoRun.net The second-place finisher in 2011 has been slow to heal from injury. (c) 2012 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved. Used with permission. Olympic marathoner Desiree Davila has withdrawn from the 2013 Boston Marathon, organizers said today. Davila, 29, from Rochester Hills, Mich., has been dealing with a “slow-healing femoral stress fracture of the right leg,” according to a joint statement released by the Boston Athletic Association, which owns and manages the race, and John Hancock Financial, which funds the elite field. This is the same injury which forced Davila to drop out of the London Olympic Marathon before the 5K mark in her first Olympic appearance. “Keepin...

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