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Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 04/16/2012

Your running horror story: Does it stack up to Boston’s heat?

Runners head out at the start of the 116th Boston Marathon today. Temperatures are expected to climb into the mid-80s today in Boston. (Darren McCollester - GETTY IMAGES)
The 116th Boston Marathon is being run in unusually hot weather — temperatures are expected to climb into the mid-80s later today — causing consternation among runners at the historic event.

While the Boston Athletic Association has offered runners the chance to sit this one out, we’re curious if the runners in our readership have experienced similar raceday challenges. Tell us:

What’s the worst weather you have endured for a run? How did you cope?

Leave your running horror story in the comments, and click “Recommend” on other stories that grab your attention. We’ll highlight some of the best tales later today.

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By Washington Post editors  |  11:59 AM ET, 04/16/2012

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