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Running: Ruxton’s Lee DiPietro is taking her 24th-place finish among women in the Boston Marathon in stride literally.
April 19, 2000|By Bill Free | Bill Free,SUN STAFF

With the rain beating gently against the windows of her Ruxton home yesterday morning, it would have been a perfect opportunity for Lee DiPietro to sleep in and bask in the glow of a 24th-place finish among women in Monday’s Boston Marathon.

But DiPietro, 42, didn’t think much about staying in bed.

She went for an 8 a.m. swim at the Meadowbrook pool, relaxed a little in the hot tub and returned home to clean up the house and prepare for another day as the mother of two boys, 16 year-old Tim and 12 year-old Cryder, and the wife of a Baltimore insurance broker whose first name is also Lee…