And one runner — Arizona resident Daradee Murray, according to her bib number — took a unique approach to conquering the formidable mile-20 stretch.
— Scott Sullivan (@SullyBunz) April 17, 2017
“I’m drinking a beer and I’m limping,” Murray told WBZ-TV’s Breana Pitts as she walked Heartbreak Hill during Monday’s race.
“It’s not perfect, but I’m getting there,” she said.
Generally, nutrition experts recommend water as the preferred mode of hydration — or to at least wait until after the race.