Peters – Joe

“My legs were screaming to stop, but my brain wouldn’t listen.” – Joe Peters (April 15, 2013)

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 in 2013, M 60 - 64, Peters - Joe, Tennessee

“My legs were screaming to stop, but my brain wouldn’t listen.” – Joe Peters (April 15, 2013)

I am a practicing physician in southwest Tennessee’s Hardin County, and live in a small community just north of Corinth, Mississippi. I started running seriously later in life, and over an eight year period worked my way up from 5k’s to marathons. I first ran Boston in 2011, after qualifying in 2010. I thought I was in heaven! There is nothing to compare with the Boston Marathon (at least for me)! I have qualified four times for Boston since 2010, but did not run in 2012 due to a severe knee injury just one month before the race. I had knee surgery the week after Boston 2012, and spent...

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