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On New Boston Qualifying Standards, Fairness, and Determination

Warning: The title was initially “On Qualifying, Fairness, and Determination”. I’m not sure if I’m sticking with that topic.  It just echoed the general reaction from runners in response to the new qualifying standards and procedures for the Boston Marathon … Continue reading

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[I Will] Because I “can’t”–qualifying for Boston #twit2fit

We all do things because we’re supposed to be able to, because we were “born to do it.” I know a lot of runners who were accomplished cross-country runners in high school who have failed in their attempts to qualify … Continue reading

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Trying to qualify for Boston? A mileage vs. speed calculator

Boston Marathon Qualifying Times Chart and Predictor.  An interesting take on calculators: For me: (for 100 miles per week) The slowest you can run and still qualify for the Boston Marathon is 3:10:59.  This is a 7:17 per mile pace.  … Continue reading

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