Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Degrees Celsius-Temperatures-Hot Weather

Boston marathoners cope with high temperatures

BOSTON (Reuters) - Boston marathoners coped on Monday with unusually hot temperatures that approached 90 degrees (32 degrees Celsius) in a variety of ways - from pouring water over themselves to singing and praying - but few took up organizers' offer to sit out the 116th running of the famous footrace. The hot weather was enough of a concern that even the victor, Wesley Korir of Kenya, said that for much of the race he paid more attention to how much water he drank than to where he stacked up among his rivals. "I knew it was going to he hot ... ... read more..

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