How to handle the wind on race day

Don’t let a strong headwind get you down

Effect of wind on track performance–new formulas suggested

Thanks to large datasets and digitization of results, researchers have proposed a set of formulas for correcting for wind assistance on the track

Running the numbers: Will 2017 be the next “Hot Boston” or “Fast Boston”

With temperatures over 20 C and winds blowing at 35km/hr from the west, the weather is going to be a factor in Boston. Will the heat crush runners, or will the wind carry them to the fastest Boston ever?