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Boston Marathon - Epilogue

My first Boston marathon is over.  It took me 3 hours, 28 minutes, 36 seconds, and I have mixed feelings. It was my sixth marathon, and until this one each was faster than the last. 860 more words


So, yea, Boston.

I’m not going to write about how hot Boston was for me, since we can’t do much about the weather.  This was my fifth consecutive Boston Marathon and it was the second fastest Boston.   1,382 more words


In Memoriam


-Friday, APRIL 15

The wandering walks softly turned


Facing the sun and triggering the light

to shine

from the heart.

Tinting the greens of the leaves into that deep… 37 more words


It's Boston.

I sit here on a flight to Austin, TX.  My legs are sore.  My whole body is tired.  But I did it.  I ran the 2016 Boston Marathon.   1,460 more words


Unofficial Last Minute, Mile-by-Mile-ish Guide of Boston Marathon Course

(You should really read this blog entry with the song “Eye of the Tiger” playing in the background.)

I’ve ran the Boston Marathon course 3 times as a training run and 4 times as a race… 1,247 more words


When Things Hurt.

We’re just about at Peak Training and that means lots and lots of miles for me.  So naturally, things start to hurt, act up, and I feel like my legs might fall off at any second. 612 more words


Totally Unscientific Guide to Qualifying for the Boston Marathon

photo:  My cat, Neffie.

Disclaimer:  The author does not guarantee entry in to the Boston Marathon.

Ever since my very first marathon in 2011, I’ve met the qualification standards for the Boston Marathon.  554 more words