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 the Breaking B.Q. Project

In 2017 Minneapolis Running chronicled the Breaking B.Q. attempt for four runners attempting to qualify for Boston. For myself, it did not go well missing my 3:10 goal at both Grandma’s and Twin Cities marathons.

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After my 2017 B.Q. attempt, I was not done; I had made a commitment to myself that I would qualify for Boston, so I went into winter training reinvigorated after running the New York City Marathon for fun. Winter 2017/18 was not kind to most of us…

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