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Then the rain moved out though, and spirits picked up again – Tom Mertz (April 20, 2015)

Posted on Apr 22, 2015 in 2015, Iowa, M 40 - 44, Mertz- Tom

Then the rain moved out though, and spirits picked up again – Tom Mertz (April 20, 2015)

Can’t believe how my third Boston unfolded for me. Through training, I was targeting a 3:05. We got in to Boston Saturday around lunchtime, and by that night I was starting to feel lousy. I hoped it was just allergies and that I wasn’t getting sick. I didn’t feel that much better through Sunday, and the weather forecast surely didn’t help. I was beginning to think this would be my last Boston for a while, as I wasn’t even sure a 3:15 would be possible, and with NYC in November, the likelihood of me running another BQ race over the summer was slim to none. When we...

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