Eric Turkewitz, 48
New Rochelle, New York
April 20, 2009

Drinking Beer, Kissing Wellesley Women and Abstract Journeys

In one sense this was 26.2 mile journey. In another it was a three-day weekend. In yet another sense it started in 1994 when I finished my first marathon and I realized that I had never tested my physical limits. And in another sense the journey started in 7th grade when I ground to a halt athletically while my peers surged forward.

But after long efforts I finally qualified for one of the most prestigious races in the world. I toed the line at Hopkinton and arrived on Boylston Street. I ran Boston.
This post took me an hour or two to write, but it took years to get here…

Eric Turkewitz
New Rochelle, New Yor
April  20, 2009
Age – 48
Bib # 11228
3:36:43

 

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