November 17 2017
Five years after admitting defeat during a high school race, this runner reflects on her eating disorder recovery.
Chris Troyanos, medical coordinator at the Boston Marathon, has been doing what he does at the Boston Marathon for 40 years. Planning medical coverage of this year’s race started last fall. In this video, he breaks down how many people it takes to pull the tents together, the technology used to assess runners’ need for specific medical attention, how the weather affects the numbers of medical tent attendees and everything else a runner should know to keep themselves safe on race day.
Abbott, sponsor of the World Marathon Majors, shares this graphic to break down the numbers even more: