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2011 LA Marathon Photos: Were You There?

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Marathoners had to battle rain, wind, and even flooding along the race route this morning. Patch reports that several elite runners were transported to the hospital for hypothermia and surrounding hotels have been asked to open up their ballrooms to help warm up incoming marathoners. From Santa Monica Patch:

By 1 p.m. on Sunday, an estimated one inch of rain had fallen in Santa Monica and 0.8 inches downtown, which would make this year's race unofficially the "rainiest" on record.

There have only been four years in which the LA Marathon has been met with rain. The 2000 race faced a downpour, with 1.6 inches of rain.

See video of the winners receiving their awards from Mayor Villaraigosa, Frank McCourt, and Honda's American Division President Tetsuo Iwamura.

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