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“Am I in marathon heaven?” – Clemmie Cummins (April 20, 2009)

Posted on Jan 14, 2016 in 2009, Cummins Clemmie, F 55 - 59, Texas

“Am I in marathon heaven?” – Clemmie Cummins (April 20, 2009)

What can I say about the Boston Marathon? “It lives up to its reputation,” that’s what. This is my second trip, the first being in 2005. After my successful (!), but painful (!), California International Marathon in Sacramento back in December, I had decided I wanted to just run, not race, Boston. Don’t know when I’ll be back, so wanted to just soak up the details. This race is so well done, and it should be: They’ve been doing it for 113 years! Buses with heat and bathrooms to the start line—great idea. Despite the huge numbers of runners, it didn’t seem chaotic. When...

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