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Boston 2017: Time to look back

Constant, forward, motion. Or, confortion, as I like to call it.

The process of running a marathon is all about looking ahead. All the training goes “into the bank” for the big day. When that comes, plans are made for travel to the start, when to get there, when to start hydrating .. all with a nod to the future.

For this year’s Boston Marathon, one of my goals was to look back. It would take some time to get that point, but you never know when you’ll be back. Continue reading ‘Boston 2017: Time to look back’


I want my ‘normal’ back

I’ve always been amazed at how quickly the roads that make up the course for the Boston Marathon become, well, roads again once the race is over. The Tuesday after Patriots Day, you’ll not find a cup, a bottle, a table, a Mylar blanket anywhere.

It’s as if the race never happened.

Not this year. Continue reading ‘I want my ‘normal’ back’