Bonneau – Kara

Running as the Bona Fide #14285 – Kara Bonneau (April 21, 2014)

Posted on Aug 20, 2016 in 2014, Bonneau - Kara, F 18 - 34, North Carolina

Running as the Bona Fide #14285 – Kara Bonneau (April 21, 2014)

Though the 2014 Boston was not my “A” race of spring and I hadn’t been training specifically for a marathon, I’d been excited about it for weeks… First, it’s the Boston Marathon! Second, I had really strong feelings about running after being there and seeing the tragedy unfold the year before. And third, I would be running with an amazing group of Bull City Track Club friends, with my dad and my husband there to cheer me on. We traveled up to Boston on Saturday morning, checked into our hotel, and headed to the expo. After picking up my bib and race...

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In a “my legs are tired” way, not in a “I might die, need to walk, or maybe vomit” kind of way – Kara Bonneau (April 15, 2013)

Posted on Apr 6, 2016 in 2013, Bonneau - Kara, F 18 - 34, North Carolina

In a “my legs are tired” way, not in a “I might die, need to walk, or maybe vomit” kind of way – Kara Bonneau (April 15, 2013)

Wow. Well, obviously the aftermath brought a lot more emotions and many things to process far more important than the actual race. Things I never dreamed I’d be considering when recording my first Boston experience. But her I want to focus on the good and the positive that came before… My husband Monte and I flew into Boston on Saturday afternoon. After a great carb loading pasta dinner with friends, we drove out to our hotel in Milford, which is only about 15 minutes from Hopkinton. Sunday we drove out to the start and though to that point I had mostly been nervous about my lack of...

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