1982

“Just go straight up the stairs to the right.” – Jacquie Lemon (Winters) (April 19, 1982)

Posted on Apr 12, 2017 in 1982, F 18 - 34, Lemon (Winters) - Jacquie, Texas

“Just go straight up the stairs to the right.” – Jacquie Lemon (Winters) (April 19, 1982)

In 1982, I was 25 years old. I qualified for The Boston Marathon at the Dallas White Rock Marathon in December of 1981, with a time of 3:05. (I had run one marathon before White Rock, the New Orleans Marathon, also in 1981.) When I received my results booklet after Dallas (these printed results came via snail mail, weeks after the race), I noticed the Boston Marathon qualifying times for each age group were printed on one of the front pages. I was quite a surprised to flip over to my result and see I had qualified for Boston! I honestly was so young, so naïve, I don’t think I even...

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