British police are reviewing security plans for Sunday's London Marathon, the next major international marathon, because of the bombs that killed two people at the race in Boston. But there is no known specific or credible threat against the hugely popula
Desiree Davila, who holds the American record on the Boston Marathon course and was considered a medal candidate at Sunday's marathon, stepped off the course after 2.2 miles, unable to continue because of pain in her right hip and groin.
Last year, Desiree Davila put herself on the map after just falling short of a Boston Marathon win. Now, the self-proclaimed underdog has a spot in the London Olympics and is aiming to land American runners on the marathon podium.
With temperatures expected to rise into the high 80s during Monday's Boston Marathon, race organizers are advising inexperienced runners and those with medical conditions to sit this one out and warning those who do run to be extra careful with the heat.