Ritter – Beate

“Boston on a Five Year Cycle” – Beate Ritter (April 21, 2014)

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in 2014, F 50 - 54, Germany, Ritter - Beate

“Boston on a Five Year Cycle” – Beate Ritter (April 21, 2014)

We started running in 2004 and at first never thought of doing a marathon. We just ran because it was fun. However, after a few weeks we signed up for a 10k race – my first – and we really enjoyed it! Then after a while we thought: “New York City Marathon. Wow, that would be the race!” So I started small: I did the Berlin Marathon in 2006 and NYC in 2007. Our plans grew bigger and we signed up for our first Boston in 2009. We had a great race (although slow… Especially me!), but we finished and we decided to come back five years later! Five years is a good length of...

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