Carroll – Brian

A lifetime’s worth of tragedy in the span of 20 minutes. – Brian Carroll (April 15, 2013)

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 in 2013, Carroll - Brian, M 50 - 54, Massachusetts

A lifetime’s worth of tragedy in the span of 20 minutes. – Brian Carroll (April 15, 2013)

Accompanied by cooler temperatures, race day started with promise and enthusiasm. The starting line was abuzz with talk of PR’s and possible personal Boston bests. A trend of new PR’s was also evidenced by the too-many-to-count runners who scanned their wristwatches while covering the last five miles. I crossed the finish line at 2:45 pm with a face smiling and a 3:57:33 time. Taking a picture with my wife next to the medical tent is a tradition unlike any other in my family. Joy, love, sweat, and then “BANG!” Only five minutes after the finish, the heaven turned to...

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