Amick – Matthew

“It is the spectators who make the Boston Marathon what it is.” – Matthew Amick (April 15, 2013)

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 in 2013, Amick - Matthew, Georgia, M 35 - 39

“It is the spectators who make the Boston Marathon what it is.” – Matthew Amick (April 15, 2013)

For the most part, my story of the 2013 Boston Marathon is very similar to many who have run it before me. From the first time I considered trying to qualify, and thinking “Oh, that won’t be that hard,” to realizing I may never be able to qualify, to the grueling training it took to become fast enough. But, Boston is the granddaddy of marathons! It is the one all marathoners strive for. Therefore, when I finally qualified, it was a huge relief!! Once my entry to the marathon was accepted, I decided I would run it as a celebration, not as a race. I wasn’t concerned...

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