Tag Archive: Boston Marathon

Apr 20

My Boston Marathon

The Boston Marathon is my favorite marathon. To qualify for Boston is a badge of honor. It is the “Grand Daddy” of them all. When you say you have run the Boston Marathon you can feel the deserved respect. It isn’t an easy marathon to train for, even though the marathon distance is still just …

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Apr 09

Marathoning insanity in Boston

John J. Kelley, not to be confused with the legendary John A. “Johnny” Kelley, is attributed with saying “Marathoning is just another form of insanity”. On April 16, 17 DetermiNators from all corners of the country will launch from the sleepy hamlet of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, (population 14,925 or sub-15K in runnerspeak) and experience the same …

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Mar 29

A Crazy Survivor – Giving Back – Sharing HOPE


  It will be 2 years in July that I was in the doctor’s office and I heard those words “You have cancer”. It has been a little more than a year that my chemo treatments ended, they thought they found more cancer in my spleen and removed it.  It could be that I continue …

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Feb 06

What Is Failure?

[NOTE: This post originally appeared on my blog, TurtlesAgainstCancer.com, on April 15, 2011, as I planned for the 2011 Boston Marathon. With another racing season nearing, I thought now a good time to resurrect this post for everyone who’s having some doubts.]    “What is failure?” That’s the question my coach posed recently during a Skype call …

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Nov 07

Marathons DNation Style! (Part One)

DNation Friends in Fast Places!  :)

As I get ready to write my race report from the ing New York City Marathon (#ingNYCM) — I reflect on a great weekend and great experience through DetermiNation — I thought it would be a great opportunity to share the experiences that I have had with DetermiNation in the various events on the “Right” …

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