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A “Once in a Lifetime” father – daughter run – Meaghan Ellis (April 18, 2011)

Posted on Apr 18, 2011 in 2011, Ellis - Meaghan, F 18 - 34, New York

A “Once in a Lifetime” father – daughter run – Meaghan Ellis (April 18, 2011)

The Boston Marathon course runs through everything that is special to me in Boston. It runs through Natick, where my mom’s parents live. It runs through Wellesley, where my dad’s parents live and where both of my parents grew up. In Newton it runs through the rowdy stretch of Commonwealth Avenue that is Boston College, my dream college-turned-alma mater. And finally, the course winds right into Copley Square, the center of my favorite city. My dad, aunt and I all ran our first marathon at Boston in 2011 and our entire extended family rallied behind us as we trained through that snowy...

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