Our plans grew bigger and we signed up for our first Boston in 2009. We had a great race (although slow… Especially me!), but we finished and we decided to come back five years later!
Five years is a good length of time to look forward to something! But how shocking the April 15th bombing news on my birthday back in 2013! However, we decided to stay with our plans, and I was so glad to run my qualification time in Berlin 2013. We signed up early for Boston 2014.
We enjoyed the expo so much and talked to so many people. We spoke with many race volunteers. We met Katherine Switzer, and also some people from Germany who we had not known before!
|With Kathrine Switzer|
|Another run with Bart Yasso|
Yes, I finished one hour faster than five years before. No surprise as I am more experienced, but for me it was more important to bring back the race to us runners! An unbelievable experience and we will come back in 2019!
Thank you Boston!
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