Yeager – Kathy

“It’s for Pop” – Kathy Yeager (April 18, 2016)

Posted on Jul 6, 2016 in 2016, F 50 - 54, Indiana, Yeager - Kathy

“It’s for Pop” – Kathy Yeager (April 18, 2016)

I had only been running for a couple of months when I promised my dad I would try and qualify for Boston. Here is how Ryan O’Leary, Sports Reporter for the Columbus Republic chronicled my story on the eve of the race where I kept that promise: Sometime this week, Kathy Yeager will stop by Garland Brook Cemetery to visit her father, just as she has pretty regularly since he passed away three years ago. She will show him her finisher’s medal from the 120th Boston Marathon and smile through the tears, knowing that Prentice Neal would be proud. After all, this was all his idea. Yeager...

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