Walker – Michelle

“It took 38 marathons: five years and four months for my Boston dream to become reality” – Michelle Walker, “Mom 0’6” (April 15, 2013)

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 in 2013, F 40 - 44, Indiana, Walker - Michelle

“It took 38 marathons: five years and four months for my Boston dream to become reality” – Michelle Walker, “Mom 0’6” (April 15, 2013)

Do you have a bucket list? Do you have goals to check off? For five and a half years, my big dream was to qualify for the Boston Marathon. The Boston Marathon is the mecca for many long distance runners. The race has a rich history. Having to qualify with a time from a previous marathon creates an exclusive environment. This race is the big badge of honor in the marathon world. The exclusive entry is coveted by most long distance runners. When I ran my very first marathon in Phoenix, Arizona, I thought this would be an easy goal to check off. I knew with the proper training, I could...

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