Six Orange County runners are headed to Boston to run in the 122nd Boston Marathon. The race is scheduled for Monday, April 16 which is Patriots Day.
Bree Fontenot, Brian Bauer, Joe Melanson and Billie Kay Melancon will join Crystal Magee and David Constant. A runner must meet a qualifying standard for their age division in a previous marathon to qualify for the prestigious invitation.
The Mens record is 2:03:02 set in 2011 and the women’s record set in 2014 is 2:19:59.
Monday morning weather in Boston: Cloudy skies, pockets of light rain and drizzle, temperatures bottom out around 40 degrees at 7-8 a.m. Winds out of the east-southeast, fairly light, 5-10 mph.