The character of a champion includes overcoming adversity. In last year’s marathon, Lelila Desisa was the champion.
Craig Welton and Alosha (Big A) O’Brien are taking the concept of “training buddy” to a whole new level as they embark on their journey along the historic route from Hopkinton to Boston on Marathon Monday.
“We’re all in this together. And we’re going to cross Boylston Street, and we’re going to celebrate – all of us.”
Desiree Linden returns to Boston ready to race and seek the title. In 2011 she narrowly missed winning by two seconds.
What’s important to you? Is it to prove to yourself you can push beyond what you previously thought you could do?
Did you log your miles with your usual running buddies? Maybe your four-legged best friend trotted faithfully alongside you?
Social media has become a boost in training for Boston Marathon runners, from the most elite to beginners.
Did someone say it was too cold to run outside? Those are words that should never be spoken when you live in New England and you are a runner.
During the long hours of training I chant this mantra every time my physical exhaustion threatens to overtake my mental determination.
The 2014 Boston Marathon theme, We Run Together, captures the connectivity that exists in the running community and everyone who touches it – family, friends, volunteers, and fans.