The 123rd Running of the Boston Marathon transpired on April 15th to much fan fare.  Last year’s race had some of the roughest conditions in the history of the storied race.  The men’s race had one of the closest finishes in history, with the top two runners separated by only 2 seconds! Leading up to race day, runners waited tentatively as initial forecasts of strong headwinds, cold and driving rain, and chilly temperatures brought back nightmares from 2018. But, as…