A Race in Memory of My Mom… – Katherine Plichta (April 20, 2009)

I ran my first marathon in January 2008, in Disney World of all places. As I was running, I overhead another runner say, “Keep this pace, and we’ll qualify for Boston!” I had never thought about Boston, and I hadn’t been paying attention to my time in the least. I was just running as fast […]

“Run with endurance the race set before us…” – Brad Box (April 20, 2009)

On Sunday night before THE MARATHON, I set the alarm in the hotel for 5:20 eastern time, got a wake up call, and set the alarm on my BlackBerry. I slept surprisingly well…. But I still woke before five (which is before four at home). I meticulously set out all my gear on Sunday night. […]