Drinking Beer, Kissing Wellesley Women and Abstract Journeys – Eric Turkewitz (April 20, 2009)

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 York

Click here to read the full story of this New York attorney’s 13 year journey to Boston.