Marathon: Los Angeles in 26 miles and 385 yards

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Because storms are expected to hit Southern California this weekend, marathon organizers are cautioning runners to prepare for cold, wet conditions that could lead to hypothermia.

Keep the spirit of Pheidippides alive runners. He’s the original marathoner, the guy who in 490 BC was supposed to have huffed and puffed from the battlefield of Marathon to Athens  to announce the Greeks’ defeat of the Persians.