Johnson – Roan

“I had no cell phone, no I.D., no money, no hotel room key. However, I did have my lipstick.” – Roan Johnson (April 15, 2013)

Posted on Mar 1, 2015 in 2013, F 40 - 44, Johnson - Roan, Mississippi

“I had no cell phone, no I.D., no money, no hotel room key.  However, I did have my lipstick.” – Roan Johnson (April 15, 2013)

First of all, I want to explain how I even got to run the Boston Marathon in the first place. If you know anything about the sport of long distance running world, you probably know the Boston Marathon is the big race. This year was the 117th Boston Marathon. Elite runners from around the world compete in this marathon, and about 20,000 qualified runners make up the majority of the field. A Boston Qualified runner is one who has run a certified marathon course below a certain time based on gender and age. And it is tough to qualify! Currently for my age group (40-45), a female runner must run...

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