Boston marathon 2023…a day in the life

Originally posted on HockeyGeekGirl:
Inspired by a clever New Yorker article sent to me by my friend Chris Randall, my 2023 Boston race report compares my Marathon Monday routine in Boston to a typical Monday at home. Hopefully it provides a few knowing chuckles from my running friends, and a few behind the scene peeks…

Around The Bay with Harold

Start and finish in the FirstOntario Centre, so no waiting around in the cold at the beginning, and a super stadium entry on the finish! The course is a Classic ‘Older Than Boston’, since 1894. At 30K, not your standard distance, and plenty of characters on the route that make this a must-do at least once. Final 10K has rolling hills, and it’s a 2K downhill slope to the finish! Visit original Tim Horton’s in Hamilton as a Bonus!

2023 Raquette River Marathon Race Report- by Terry SanCartier

March 25, 2023 in Potsdam. NY Synopsis A simple, no frills, small town, inexpensive race less than a two hour drive away from Ottawa. The course is an out and back on a country road with rolling hills with partial views of the Raquette River with good support at regular intervals. Overall Venue Rating: :2Continue reading “2023 Raquette River Marathon Race Report- by Terry SanCartier”

2023 Around The Bay

Short Version. Why did I decide to ‘race’ it?  Good question. I had, as always, 3 goals.  3:30:00, 3:40:00, Finish without walking too much. Managed the 2nd with walking. Training was hard. Recovery time is much longer. Winter training, blizzards, flying on ice (actually falling), running only 3 days a week. The Trip to Hamilton.…