“I love Boston, Boston loves me” – John (Big Foot) Aikin (April 21, 1997)

My first Boston was in 1997. I had tried hard to qualify so I could run the 100th anniversary Boston Marathon in 1996. I did three marathons in December 1995, trying to qualify, and missed by several minutes each time. The final attempt was the “Last Chance Marathon” in Tampa, a one-time marathon set up […]