>Racing>The 117th Boston Marathon
A Dance with Monkeys
Kinda boring this year.
Yeah, just got betta
I'm running somewhere tomorrow. It's going to be beautiful. I can't wait.
All I can do is hit refresh on the 5K splits :-)
im in awe at how fast the elites run for such a long time.
Pretty awesome race! Cried cheered and clapped and its only 9:30am
5k = 19.48 10/1/13
10k = 45.28 4/16/13
Half Marathon = 1:37.16 9/08/13
Operation Jack Marathon 12/26/12 4:39.11
Solo O Marathon 06/02/13 3:52:10
Operation Jack Marathon 12/26/13 3:40.34
Congrats to Jiptoo and Desisa! And I was quite proud of Goucher, Flanagan, and Hartmann!
I wonder if we could just rely entirely on an interpreter for the post-race interviews, when the winners aren't comfortable with English? Not because I mind, or because of some kind of stupid idea that only English should be spoken by the participants, I just feel sorry for the poor winners. I know when I've just finished a marathon, I can barely speak my own native language legibly...I can't imagine understanding and then answering questions about race strategy in a foreign tongue in that state.
American women went 4,6, 15. Men went 4, 9, 10. Some folks might have heard about #15 gal, Stephanie Rothstein (now Bruce), but I bet not many know who the 9th and 10th guys were.
RA's BadDawg: 12th in AG -- 2:47:52.
I think I'd read about Tapia not long ago in a magazine. Good for him to peak at this level.
Dude is a great guy first, and what an impressive runner...
I would run down the lane and into the night; Run so fast I swear my feet would fly; But the smell of the world came into my lungs; The sound of the gravel when my legs went numb; And my heart nearly burst right out of my chest...
There's been an explosion near the finish line and runners are not being allowed to finish bc emergency crews are in.
"Don't feel like running today...suck it up and run ...you're an athlete." (John Stanton, founder & owner of The Running Room)
"The person who starts the race is not the same person who finishes the race."
Doc, my tooth hurts
Oh no. I've seen the early photos and can't believe such a thing could happen.
DW and I had just left the area and heard the blasts. Sonofabitch.
"Able to function despite imminent catastrophe"
"To obtain the air that angels breathe you must come to Tahoe"--Mark Twain
"The most common question from potential entrants is 'I do not know if I can do this' to which I usually answer, 'that's the whole point'.--Paul Charteris, Tarawera Ultramarathon RD.
√ Tahoe Rim Trail 100M 20/21 July 2013
Boston Marathon 21 April 2014
Tahoe Rim Trail 100M 19/20 July 2014
Last I saw that shot, it was full of crowds and hubbub. Now, no crowds, different kind of hubbub.
MTA: "Multiple injuries" reported.
A Saucy Wench
Holy fuck. I hope none of our people are out there.
I have become Death, the destroyer of electronic gadgets
"When I got too tired to run anymore I just pretended I wasnt tired and kept running anyway" - dd, age 7
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