Metzger – Curt

Thank you, Boston, for your strength, perseverance, beauty, and grace. – Curt Metzger (April 21, 2014)

Posted on Jul 7, 2014 in 2014, M 45 - 49, Metzger - Curt, Texas

Thank you, Boston, for your strength, perseverance, beauty, and grace. – Curt Metzger (April 21, 2014)

Just about anything I say will not do it any justice. But let me try…again. Amazing support. The BAA kept in perfect contact with us through the final crazy month and few last weeks. Their information content was right on and they repeated very important items. Volunteers realized what they were in for and they were ready: From the loads of service men and women stationed everywhere along the way of our trip out to Hopkinton, in Athletes’ Village, along the course inside and outside the barricades, to all the completely amazing course support. There was always someone there. A splash of...

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“Back at the hotel, our phones went wild!.” – Curt Metzger (April 15, 2013)

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 in 2013, M 45 - 49, Metzger - Curt, Texas

“Back at the hotel, our phones went wild!.” – Curt Metzger (April 15, 2013)

My new boss called me on Monday evening to make sure I was OK. After I told him Kathy and I were not harmed or immediately affected by the blasts, he left me with a final statement/ directive that really took a while to sink in. He said, “Be sure to look after the Mrs. She was there. She was close. She may be a little upset and freaked out. Just keep an eye on her.” Anticipation had been growing since late September 2012, and I thought the day would never arrive. Boston is the pinnacle of road racing and getting there was important. The hard part of qualifying was over. The best...

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