Dickerson – Leah

Running down Beacon towards Kendall, I was sure I would really make it… – Leah Dickerson (April 15, 2013)

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 in 2013, Dickerson - Leah, F 18 - 34, Massachusetts

Running down Beacon towards Kendall, I was sure I would really make it… – Leah Dickerson (April 15, 2013)

The 2013 Boston Marathon was my first marathon. I got a bib at the last minute (about a month before) to run on the Team with a Vision, which supports the Massachusetts Association for the Blind. Luckily, I had been in training mode since December for a marathon that I didn’t make. Before Boston 2013, the longest race I had ever run was the 2012 Austin Half Marathon. I was so nervous the morning of the marathon. All of my energy and focus was on finishing. I wanted to go as slow and steady as possible, I wanted to really enjoy the run and pass through the finish line. Gathering at...

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