No one likes to write a race report about a race that didn’t go well. I questioned putting these thoughts out there, but I know
I don’t even know where to start! Boston 2014 was quite possibly the most amazing display of humanity ever. Boston pumped love, perseverance, support, and
I ran Boston for the first time in 2011, and I didn’t have a strong desire to ever run it again. I had wanted to
The Boston Marathon represented the end of a two year pursuit for me. In 2000, I set a goal to qualify for Boston and reached
After running back-to-back 2:58:30s in 2013 and 2014, I had set my sights squarely on going under 2:55 at Boston. However, I crossed the finish
I really haven’t been running very long. When I turned 50, in 2005, I started thinking more about my health, and joined a fitness center.
They filed in. The seasoned pros knew where to go and lost no time heading into a dark room. Where it led I don’t know.
Like many others, I sat down to write my race recap a couple of times in the immediate days after the race. It’s hard to
Dual realizations on Boylston: “I am almost done” vs. “The finish is a lot further away than I thought”
Note written May 5, 2013: the Boston Marathon was nearly three weeks ago. Usually I try to write a race report within hours of finishing.
Any story of Boston 2012 has to begin with the weather. Runners anywhere on the Eastern Seaboard were well aware of the brutally hot weather