Gallery: The 2018 Boston Marathon

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One of the most spectacular Boston Marathon's in recent memory

The 2017 Boston Marathon will be remembered for its blue skies, warm weather, and a great head to head battle between Geoffrey Kurui and Galen Rupp.

Fast forward a year was the coldest start to a Boston Marathon in 30 years. The temperature was the least of the concerns for runners, with 25 m/ph headwinds and driving rain also constant features of the day.

While the overwhelming favourites pre-race were Shalane Flanagan and Molly Huddle on the women's side, and Galen Rupp on the men's, the 26.2 miles from Hopkinton to Boylston Street had other plans.

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A race favourite on both form and sentiment, American Molly Huddle faded badly in the closing stages to finish in 16th place (2:50:28)

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You can check out our gallery from the 2018 Tokyo Marathon here

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