Once again, running a BQ doesn’t actually mean you can get into the Boston Marathon

Registration for the 2020 Boston Marathon opened on September 9 and officially closed on Wednesday, September 18. According to the Boston Athletic Association’s (BAA) website, due to field size limitations, 3,161 applicants were denied entry to the next running of the world’s oldest annual marathon. The cut off time for 2020 was 1:39.

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Feeling a little Rusty

Well, well, well, it has been a while! As I wiped the layer of dust off my laptop, I thought, could it really be over 2 years since I wrote something for Run Along?!

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Just the Vacation I Needed

Vacation seems like a good reason to skip out on one’s usual workout routine. Unpredictable eating, sleeping and activity schedules can make fitting in what is usually routine more challenging than usual. After a few weeks in a row of unmotivated trips to the gym and sloggy runs, I thought I was ready to take […]

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Holy Hills

Several weeks ago, I was fortunate to sit down and meet one-on-one with the BAA’s High Performance Coach, Terrence Mahon. I somehow won a contest offered by John Hancock and the fundraising platform Crowdrise, and my prize was to pick the brain of one of the country’s most accomplished running coaches. 

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March Fo(u)rth!

My cousin’s Jeanne’s favorite day of the year is March 4th. It’s not her birthday or anniversary, but just a play on words that can only be celebrated once a year (March 4th = March forth). Go ahead, try to find another date that it works with.

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