boston marathon

Second Place Finisher Removed from Fort Worth Marathon Results – Running Fitness Article

Second Place Finisher Removed from Fort Worth Marathon Results There were moments I was cursing and wanted to stop but I just kept telling myself “strong thoughts only” Ended up placing 2nd female overall and 1st in my age group and can’t even believe it but BOSTON QUALIFIED!!! Like what?!?!?! I don’t have much of a buffer for cut off times but have one more marathon to help with that. Man oh man what a way to spend the Sunday!!!…

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Bib Mule Gains Boston Entry for Vienna City Marathon Runner – Running Fitness Article

Look at runners of the Vienna city marathon 2008 Suad Suljic has an official time of 2:44:40 at The 2019 Vienna City Marathon. His time in Vienna would be a Personal Record by over 1-1/2 hours. He used his time in Vienna City to enter The 2020 Boston Marathon. It seems that Suad may have a goal to run the World Marathon Majors. He has recently run The Chicago Marathon, The New York City Marathon, and The Berlin Marathon. If…

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Choosing a Spring Marathon – The Runner Beans – Running Fitness Article

I’ve made no secret of the fact that I want to run a BQ in 2020, but so far I’ve resisted signing up for any races. I mean, literally any which is so unlike me. All I have on my calendar so far in 2020 is the Brighton Half marathon. However, with November rapidly approaching, it’s time to lock in a goal race. I’m looking for something ideally in late April/May, with a fast, flat BQ sanctioned course. I thought…

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A Trail Runner’s Blog: Boston XV – Running Fitness Article

There are few races that fuel the soul of a runner as deeply and consistently as the Boston Marathon. The rich history, great performances, wild card weather, and unstoppable energy permeating from first time runners and ever-cheerful volunteers/spectators always draws out our best. This cauldron of inspiration cannot be explained, nor contained, only experienced and permanently absorbed. It has now pulled me back for fifteen consecutive editions, and the 2019 race (my “Boston XV”) once again exceeded all expectations. The…

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A Breaking BQ Project Update – Running Fitness Article

Editor’s Note: This post is written by Eddie Phillips, one of our 2017 Breaking B.Q. Project participants. In 2017, Minneapolis Running followed the journey of five runners striving for a 2018 or 2019 Boston Qualifying mark. We covered their training, tracked their progress, and cheered them into the finish line with the hopes of lining up in Hopkinton the following year. Below, Eddie shares his story of continuing to pursue the BQ dream and his results. Related: An Introduction to…

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