Chisholm – Brian

Still paying back for a race just under the wire… – Brian Chisholm (April 18, 2011)

Posted on Jan 31, 2015 in 2011, Chisholm - Brian, M 55 - 59, Massachusetts

Still paying back for a race just under the wire… – Brian Chisholm (April 18, 2011)

I crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon in 2013. It wasn’t the way I wanted to. I was wearing a white volunteer jacket with blue strips, pushing the yellow stretcher in the top right corner of the picture below, with three other volunteers. We were stopped briefly because the volunteer riding the rail thought he felt a pulse, but it was probably his own. That happens in situations like this where your own heart is pounding and you’re working to save someone’s life. We continued our race across the finish line and into Medical Tent A where we were directed to “go all...

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