Not the Tokyo marathon. Not the Nafplio marathon. Not a sabbatical.
Udon Thani Half and Quarter Marathons
We heard that there was going to be a Half and Quarter (10.55km) marathon on Udon Thani, just over the Thai border from Vientiane. Given that it was well timed for me to renew my visa, and that it fell on the only free weekend we had, it seemed like an auspicious event. We decided … [Read more…]
Boston Marathon, Vermont, and Montreal
Getting to Boston was a three year journey. After two years spent trying to run a qualifying time, I finally made it in the 2015 Vancouver Marathon with my 3:09:30 qualifying run. Combined with turning 40, this meant I comfortably beat the 3:15 qualifying time and the journey began in earnest. Training in Calgary didn’t … [Read more…]