Roustemis – Pella

Two Bostons with Weather Extremes – Pella Roustemis (2015 and 2016)

Posted on Jul 11, 2016 in 2015, Canada, F 40 - 44, Roustemis - Pella

Two Bostons with Weather Extremes – Pella Roustemis (2015 and 2016)

I ran my first marathon in October 2013 at the Detroit Free Press marathon. First of all, I couldn’t believe I was going to complete a marathon. It seemed so recently when running just one mile seemed like an eternity. I really didn’t have a particular goal except to finish. I thought it would be great if I could get a sub four hour marathon for my first. Guess what? I did! 3:58-ish. After that, I was hooked! A friend of mine said it would be easy to shave off 15 or so minutes to qualify for Boston. What?!? Really? No way! Well, what I thought was impossible, wasn’t....

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