Giving Thanks: Boston Marathon 2013 Race Report

In honor of the 2017 Boston Marathon coming up on Monday, I’m rebloging my 2013 Boston Marathon Race Report. I still get emotional thinking about that day. I’m finally feeling healthy and ready to try to qualify again and get back to Boston!

Runnin' From The Law

Part of me doesn’t want to write this race report.  Blogging about my running of the 2013 Boston Marathon feels a bit selfish and trivial, in light of the horrific events that transpired with the bombing at the finish line.  But a bigger part of me wants to write this race report.  As a big Fuck You to the terrorists who ruined so many lives and tried to (and did) instill fear in thousands of people Monday afternoon.  We are still learning the identities and stories of the victims of the bombing.  But I think it’s safe to say they were all runners or supporters of runners.  And I think it’s also safe to say that most of them loved the Boston Marathon experience, prior to being victimized.  So with no disrespect to the victims and their loved ones intended, I’m going to blog about the most incredible marathon experience…

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