If you had asked me in early March if I was going to be running the Boston Marathon, I would have replied with a “maybe.”
After months of training, my wife and I had arrived at the marathon event of the year, the 2013 Boston Marathon. We started together in
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
Running in the elite women’s start—an opportunity I’ve never had before—was one of the things that made me most eager to run Boston again, despite
I noticed I was no longer sweating. This concerned me, but I was close enough to the end I figured I could make it.
To make things worse, I was getting passed by what seemed like hundreds of runners at this point. They were like a river running past
I saw a spectator with a sign that may be my all-time favorite. It read, “High five if you’re just doing this for the pizza.” I gave her a high five. It’s like she knows me.
After two miles, we reached an aid station. I was so thirsty my throat felt bone dry. I drank both water and Gatorade. After that,
Running through Natick I was thinking about last year. Mile 10 was when I faced the first major downpour. Guess what happened at when I
What happens on the third Monday in April in Boston? Ask a Bostonian and they’ll say it’s Patriot’s Day. Ask any runner and they’ll tell