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race report x 3: boston, cambridge & winthrop. yeah, winthrop.

2010 boston marathon so yeah, i ran the boston marathon again back in april.  it was my 6th boston and it did not go so well.  okay, let me re-phrase: it went really bad from mile 15 until mile 21 and then went pretty damn good once i got over heartbreak hill.

over the first 13 miles, [...]

12 June 2010 at 17:50 - Comments

boston 2010 training has begun.

dare i say it after one measly week of three runs? hell yeah! last sunday i ran the jingle bell run 5k in a snowman costume (which was hard and counts for at least 4-5 miles.) then i ran 5 miles with the niketown crew on wednesday night. then yesterday, i [...]

20 December 2009 at 21:37 - Comments

Five Weeks Left… But Who’s Counting?

That’s right folks, 5 weeks from right now, many of us will be reveling in the glory of having run the Boston Marathon. How excited are you? (twitter users, use tweet tag #boston2009) I’m very excited going into this year’s race… and think I may finally eek out a sub 3:00 finish. (if [...]

16 March 2009 at 18:21 - Comments

Marathon weekend is here. Are you ready?

so yeah, not really sure how almost two months have gone by without any updates here… but there’s gonna’ be a cool race announcement next week. so stay tuned… or watch out for the yellow flyers on heartbreak hill during the marathon.

17 April 2008 at 15:24 - Comments

U.S. Women’s Olympic Marathon Trials – huh?

NYC hosted the men’s trials the day before their marathon and we’re doing the same up here in Boston… only better. Read about this and more from the quotable David McGillvary today. After reading the article, let’s have some fun: comment here about the other 10% of the time Dave crosses the Mass Ave. [...]

20 February 2008 at 23:55 - Comments

Adidas technical tshirts for Boston Marathon!

Yes, it’s true… no more long sleeve cotton tshirts! The BAA is giving us technical tshirts from Adidas this year. I heard this last night at a BAA runners clinic for members of the Boston Marathon charity teams; I’m running with the Dana-Farber team this year. (help me!) While discussing the chip timing system, David [...]

19 February 2008 at 23:46 - Comments

Joe Paterno and the Boston Marathon

Penn State’s proudest, Joe Paterno and his wife Sue, are coaching a team of Happy Valley runners training for the Boston Marathon. While a junior at Penn State, I rode my mtn. bike past JoePa’s home every day on my way to and from campus. One fall morning, while riding through the woods nearby, I nearly [...]

8 February 2008 at 22:56 - Comments