Teachout – Chris

Third time’s the charm! – Chris Teachout (April 21, 2014)

Posted on Jun 29, 2014 in 2014, M 40 - 44, Massachusetts, Teachout - Chris

Third time’s the charm! – Chris Teachout (April 21, 2014)

My Boston Marathon story starts on January 4th, 2011. That was the day I weighed in for “The Biggest Loser” challenge at work, and I tipped the scale at 300 pounds. That’s the most I have ever weighed in my life. At the time, I could barely walk three miles without stopping. I spent the next nine months walking faster and farther, until September of that year, when I signed up for a 10K race. I tied for last place, but I finished, and was bitten by the running bug. I then set my sights for Boston. I trained all winter, and when the day finally came to run, the temperature hit 90...

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