From the Owner’s Desk


9 Days Until Boston: Measure Twice and Cut Once.

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9 Days Until Boston: Measure Twice and Cut Once.

In these final days, since I have spent 89 days measuring and remeasuring, I am ready to cut.

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10 Days Until Boston: Butterflies and Sunburn

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10 Days Until Boston: Butterflies and Sunburn

Still not time to actually start racing, but closer than ever. I can’t wait, and I can wait.

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11 Days Until Boston: Not My Day (Yet). 

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11 Days Until Boston: Not My Day (Yet). 

Never decide anything when you don’t know if it’s your day yet.

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13 & 12 Days Until Boston: The Wonderful Wizard of (Hopkint)Oz 

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13 & 12 Days Until Boston: The Wonderful Wizard of (Hopkint)Oz 

If I were to create a Boston Marathon Board Game, I know exactly from where I would draw my inspiration: The Wizard of Oz.

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14 Days Until Boston: Any Day…But Today

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14 Days Until Boston: Any Day…But Today

Today was the first day that the extended forecast for Boston displayed race day, April 18th.

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15 Days Until Boston: Gateway to the Taper

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15 Days Until Boston: Gateway to the Taper

If I am precise enough, the taper will not be like a harness or a shackle, but more like the perfect draw on a perfect arrow in a perfect bow.

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16 Days Until Boston: Sweet 16

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16 Days Until Boston: Sweet 16

The next five–six miles will be the stamina phase. This will be the Q&A portion of the race.

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18 Days Until Boston: Terminal Velocity

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18 Days Until Boston: Terminal Velocity

We jumped out of a plane today. I thought the final miles and minutes of a marathon takes a long time to pass….

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19 Days Until Boston: A Potato Chip in the Hand…

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19 Days Until Boston: A Potato Chip in the Hand…

When it was hard, I just pictured the final two miles of the marathon, and it made whatever struggle I was encountering seem pretty small.

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21 and 20 Days Until Boston: Now It’s Getting Real

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21 and 20 Days Until Boston: Now It’s Getting Real

Instead of letting [doubt and fear] become hurdles, I have confined them to an existence as simple talking points.

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