“It’s for Pop”

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 […]

Hearing “wicked ‘stache, bro!” a thousand times

I must have heard “wicked ‘stache, bro!” a thousand times, or “killer ‘stache,” “love your ‘stache, “Go Pre!” etc. Which is, as my good friend Eric Senseman confirmed, “The Dream.” Well, the dream for anyone who loves mustaches. I grew up wanting a mustache my whole life, probably due to some combination of admiration for […]

The weather was brutal. I don’t remember ever being so cold

Weather-wise this was one of the most miserable experiences of my life, but at the same time, Boston 2015 was one of the best experiences of my life. But before talking about race day, what a great weekend it was in Boston! So much to do, no doubt about it, though we didn’t do or […]

#863 at the Start, # 865 at the End

The first time I ran Boston was back in 2013, and I was 28 at the time. I had a qualifying time of 2:46:46 when I ran the Kona Marathon on June 24, 2012. I then ran a marathon on October 7th in Findlay, Ohio, called Red, White, and Blue 26.2, which I also won […]