Speaking of addiction, how lucky am I to have a wife who is such an
This morning was my first tough workout of the taper: 5 miles at 6:30 pace. I was about 30 seconds off my goal at the 4 mile work, but somehow finished the last mile at a 6 minute clip, getting home in 32:27. That's a 6:29 pace, and according to McMillan, the equivalent of a 3:10:53 Marathon. That time would leave me 6 seconds to spare and STILL qualify for Boston. Gotta love the extra 59 seconds they grant you. Oh so generous.
Speaking of Boston, check out the race reports for Nitmos (aka Beardsley's Prag), Reid, and "The Dude." Great runners, fantastic writers. They're worth the time to read.
Congrats, fellas, and everyone else out there who got to turn left on Boylston.