Sohaskey – Mike

Since Boston doesn’t have pacers, at least I didn’t have to watch each successive pace group pass me – Mike Sohaskey (April 18, 2016)

Posted on Jul 1, 2016 in 2016, California, M 45 - 49, Sohaskey - Mike

Since Boston doesn’t have pacers, at least I didn’t have to watch each successive pace group pass me – Mike Sohaskey (April 18, 2016)

The “Marathon” race from Ashland to this city, held under the auspices of the Boston athletic association yesterday… proved a great success and is an assurance of an annual fixture of the same kind. – The Boston Globe, 20 April 1897 I’d made it to Mecca. Not the Holy Land to which devout Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, but the one to which devout runners make theirs. I’d made it to Boston. Ok, so technically that wasn’t true — not yet. As Katie’s childhood buddy Paul and I meandered through the Athletes’ Village awaiting the start of the world’s most prestigious...

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