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April 20, 2012
Michael Dwyer photo

Louis Stanich, left, of Whiting, Ind. and Cynthia Coffman, second from left, of Boise, Idaho, pass a watering station during the Boston Marathon in Wellesley, Mass., Monday, April 16, 2012. It was the second-slowest Boston race since 1985, as temperatures rising into the 80s slowed the leaders and may have convinced as many as 4,300 entrants to sit this one out.