Linden is a two-time Olympian and 2011 Boston runner-up. She ran the slowest time for a woman’s winner since 1978 with a time of 2 hours, 39 minutes, 54 seconds, the AP reported.
Tatyana McFadden won the women's wheelchair race and her fifth Boston Marathon, while Marcel Hug took home his fourth consecutive Boston Marathon win in the male wheelchair division.
.@TatyanaMcFadden 🇺🇸 is your 2018 #BostonMarathon Champion in the push rim wheelchair division, capturing her 5th win here in Boston. It is her 22nd @WMMajors win, the most of any female wheelchair athlete.
McFadden's unofficial finishing time 2:04:39 - slowest in 30 yrs
The cold weather was a big problem for some runners at the marathon. The marathon’s medical director told Boston 25 news that hundreds of people suffered from hypothermia and cold-weather related issues.
The @bostonmarathon Medical Director says they are seeing hundreds of cases of hypothermia and other cold weather related issues. The Dr says when runners stop running their core temperature drops quite precipitously.