Outrageous (priced) Photos!

You only run your first Boston once, so I splurged and paid the outrageous price Marathonfoto charges to download race photos.  I gotta get my $85 worth, so you - my lucky 5 readers - get to be the first ones to see them.  Feel free to right click and save them and make poster …

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Returning to Normal

Love love LOVE this version of Hallelujah by Jeff Bickley.  And the photos and then the soladarity of the crowd at the Red Sox game are just incredible.   ******* The best thing about today, for me, is that it was normal.  And I needed normal.  I've been feeling overwhelmed by the news stories about …

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2013 Boston Marathon Weekend Memories

My thoughts and prayers continue to go out to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing and now the victims of the terrorists attempt to escape.  I pray that the remaining terrorist will be apprehended soon.  Watching the manhunt on the news all day has been nuts.  It's got to end soon. ******** I already …

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Giving Thanks: Boston Marathon 2013 Race Report

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 …

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The Boston Marathon Finish Line

On my way to the bus that would take me to the starting line of my first Boston Marathon this morning, we stopped so that I could pose for a photo on the finish line that I would cross later that day. It is unbelievable that the finish line ended up being the place where …

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Speedy Boston!

After touring the course via bus today and really seeing that 26.2 miles is a really fricking long way to go, I'm mixed about whether I want it to SPEED by or go ULTRA SLOW so that I can savor every second.' After dinner tonight I "ran" the course on some stairs on the way …

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