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Jeny vs The Boston Marathon

Jeny is a 25-year-old New Jerseyan who ran the Boston Marathon through an injury and terrible weather (38 degrees F, 31 degree wind chill, pouring rain and of course, 26.2 miles). 740 more words


Swimming to Boston: Me versus the inner demon

In spite of all of my begging to the skies above, it still rained on marathon Monday. I know, right?

I was a little concerned. I’d never run 26 miles before, and I’d definitely never ran 26 miles in the rain. 1,240 more words


Boston: Before the storm

I honestly had never really “got” the whole marathon thing, despite living here for so long. I think it’s because I’d never experienced part of it. 547 more words


The day my knee went on strike (Glass City Marathon)

Wait, a road marathon?

Where to begin with this one… I signed up a few days in advance for a road marathon in Toledo, Ohio. After spending the first 3.5 months of the year running big miles on big mountains, I wanted to see how my trail fitness would translate to a flat, fast road marathon. 1,433 more words


Did You Finish? A Post-Boston Marathon Sermon

This sermon is based on John 10:11-18

“Did you finish?”

The most common question asked after my completing the Boston Marathon.

“Did you finish?”

Not, “how fast did you go?” 1,182 more words


Boston Recap: Make a party of the process

As I’m sure you already know, the 2018 Boston Marathon was one for the books. Cold temperatures, persistent rains, and an unrelenting headwind led thousands of runners (elites included) to medical tents seeking aid for hypothermia. 1,174 more words


The Boston Marathon


Allow me to reintroduce myself and the blog for a moment. My name is Julian Davis and I ran the 2018 Boston Marathon several days ago on… 2,308 more words