Race Report: 2018 Boston Marathon

On April 16th, 2018, I became a Boston Marathoner. It's been just over a week since I hopped on a yellow school bus at Boston Common in the pouring rain with thousands of other runners to begin the roughly 60-minute journey to the start line of the most iconic road race in history, but my … Continue reading Race Report: 2018 Boston Marathon

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Race Report: 2017 Hamilton Marathon Road2Hope

My race season was supposed to end after the Chicago Marathon, but considering the warm conditions at that race and the result which I was not really happy with, I decided to give this marathon thing one more try for 2017. I wanted to give myself enough time to recover, but not too much time … Continue reading Race Report: 2017 Hamilton Marathon Road2Hope

Ever have that Erie feeling about a marathon?

When I crossed the finish line at the GoodLife Fitness Toronto Marathon, I accepted the fact my finishing time likely wouldn't be enough to earn me a trip to the 2017 Boston Marathon (I finished in 3:13:42 for a 1 minute and 18 second BQ buffer); I was elated with my 20 minute PB and … Continue reading Ever have that Erie feeling about a marathon?

Race Report: Goodlife Fitness Toronto Marathon

If races had movie titles, yesterday's race would be "The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly." The outcome of the race was beyond something I would have ever imagined accomplishing when I first started running (The Good). Yesterday's race was also a textbook case of, "How Not To Run A Marathon (The Bad)." Finally, the … Continue reading Race Report: Goodlife Fitness Toronto Marathon