We Love Boston

I’m still trying to make sense of this tragedy at The 2013 Boston Marathon, where the only pain we usually talk about is what our legs feel at Heartbreak Hill. My heart goes out to all those people injured and their families, and the families of those who were killed. Boston is an amazing city with people who line the streets for 26.2 miles to cheer on thousands of marathoners and offer support. Kids hand out water and popsicles and put out their hands for high-fives. Adults offer beer. Wellsley girls offer kisses and more. 😉 It is an event that’s unparalleled in every way. I know that runners will be offering their support by returning to the race.

I ran 3:44 flat to requalify. I will be back in 2014. I’ll be posting a race report soon.

Boston Finish line

We love Boston

 

Comments

  1. glad you’re safe and glad you’re standing strong and plan to return!
    Lindsay @ The Lean Green Bean recently posted..Sending Love to BostonMy Profile

  2. Congrats on requalifying! What an emotional day for sure… it’s so hard to make sense of it all… I look forward to seeing you there next year, and celebrating the resilience of an amazing city and running community.
    Laura @ Mommy Run Fast recently posted..ReflectionsMy Profile

  3. So glad you are safe! Congrats on requalifying!
    Mindy @ Road Runner Girl recently posted..Runners United for BostonMy Profile

  4. Glad you, Lisa, and all of yours are ok. My friends all came back safely too. Just a heartbreaking situation.

    Let me know if you need a roomie next year…I am going too.
    misszippy1 recently posted..Boston MarathonMy Profile

  5. I am so glad you are okay and love your attitude – already thinking about your re-qualification time and going back. I love that you won’t let this horrific incident stop you.
    Sorry I kind of run stalked you. I did it with love.
    Abby @ BackAtSquareZero recently posted..A Change in PerspectiveMy Profile

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