New Memoir from a Founding Father

Frank Shorter’s My Marathon: Reflections on a Gold Medal Life was published in August to coincide with the fortieth anniversary of his silver medal in the marathon at the 1976 Montreal Olympics. That this book’s publication would commemorate Shorter’s second-place finish that year rather than his gold medal performance in Munich four years earlier may …

Crossing My T’s

A marathon training run can be a very long time to hang out with yourself. When your training buddy is recovering from surgery and the length of your run outlasts the length of the Hamilton soundtrack, sometimes finding other ways to distance yourself from your thoughts turns into a matter of extreme …

MY FIRST BOSTON MARATHON

This will be my first Boston, and my eighth marathon overall. I have a pretty extensive background in high school, college, and post school running at all distances. However, I’m definitely more naturally bent toward the lifestyle and style of marathon running. I’ve always been able to just hold a …