Hemingson – Vince

Let me tell you, Boston takes no prisoners – Vince Hemingson (April 17, 2006).

Posted on May 29, 2015 in 2006, Canada, Hemingson - Vince, M 45 - 49

Let me tell you, Boston takes no prisoners – Vince Hemingson (April 17, 2006).

Boston is one tough marathon course. Reading about the route and even driving the course doesn’t really prepare you for what it is like to race at Boston. Everybody who struggles with the Boston Beast can take some solace in the fact that even four-time winner Bill Rodgers dropped out of his first Boston race at twenty miles. I often caution people in training for the marathon to remember the saying, “You have to respect the race, you have to respect the distance.” This goes double for Boston. After completing my first Patriots Day race, I developed a whole new reverence and...

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