Ballard – Amy

“I was too dehydrated to even cry…” – Amy Ballard (April 16, 2012)

Posted on Feb 26, 2015 in 2012, Ballard - Amy, F 35 - 39, Mississippi

“I was too dehydrated to even cry…” – Amy Ballard (April 16, 2012)

For years I wanted to just qualify for Boston. Unlike some novice runners who say they have never heard of the race, running Boston has been my strong desire ever since my first marathon back in 2006. After taking nearly three years off from marathons to have my two babies, I resumed my qualifying efforts, and was fortunate enough to become eligible on my next three tries. But then came the change in the registration process, and I was very uncertain if a four minute cushion would be enough. Luckily, and by God’s grace, it was! While on vacation, I received news that Boston notifications...

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