Archive for April, 2012

18
Apr
12

Some guy named Tim wrote this

One of my colleagues at the MetroWest Daily News – Tim Whelan – wrote this. Check it out …

 

 

Endurance is not a buzzword for Michelle Roy. It’s a way of life.
“If you go out there with the right frame of mind,” she said, “you will see yourself as a different man or woman, whether you finish or not.”
On June 15, Roy’s mental and physical fortitude will again be run through the wringer when she takes part in the Spartan Death Race, an annual event in Pittsfield, Vt. Continue reading ‘Some guy named Tim wrote this’

15
Apr
12

Another Boston ‘death march’

When I first saw the forecast on Wednesday, my first thought was: “those poor runners.”

Back then, it was for 72 degrees. That was nothing. Now it’s up to 90 for Monday’s Boston  Marathon. Continue reading ‘Another Boston ‘death march’’

12
Apr
12

14 years later, another jacket

Only a runner could get excited about this.

I won’t be running the Boston Marathon on Monday (darn it!), but I’ll be at the finish line for work. And because I’m part of the media, I am required to wear the adiddas jacket and a press credential that are issued to all media members.

My jacket, which is black as usual, has orange stripes. But it’s not the look that has me excited. It’s getting a new jacket to run in. Continue reading ’14 years later, another jacket’