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The Warmup Lap | 4.12.12 - Boston Marathon Edition

Here's all the latest with the Boston Marathon, which is happening on Monday morning in Beantown.

Boston Marathon 2012: Kenya's Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot Withdraws From Monday's Race - Stride Nation
Just four days before the 2012 Boston Marathon, Kenya's Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot, who set a course record with his win two years ago, has withdrawn from Monday's race with an "unspecified injury."

Tom Gounley, UNH Student, Will Run The Boston Marathon While Juggling
The University of New Hampshire’s Tom Gounley, a double degree student, knows what it’s like to go through college with a few balls in the air. On Monday, though, Gounley plans to juggle the Boston Marathon.Some 27,000 runners and walkers will compete in the 2012 Boston Marathon, but he’s likely to be the only “joggler,” which means he’ll run his own race with special rules.If he drops one of these balls, he has to stop and resume jogging from the place he restarts his juggling.

Field limited by Games-manship -
American Desiree Davila vowed she would return after her historic second place finish in last year’s 115th running of the Boston Marathon. She just didn’t mean right away. Davila prudently elected to pass up another Patriots Day clash with defending champion Caroline Kilel of Kenya...

Estimates Say Boston Marathon Could Pump $137 Million Into Local Economy | WBUR
Runners alone are expected to spend $92 million.

Susie Wargin running the 116th Boston Marathon |
A Colorado newscaster is running the Boston Marathon.