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April 20, 2020 – The original date of Boston #124

My Marathon singlet has become a bit of a sacred clothing item. I hang it to motivate me throughout the long winter training season and then I wear it once and only once. It didn’t feel appropriate to take out … Continue reading

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2019 Jersey and the reasons I keep running

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Boston 2016, my worst Boston

Approaching my 5th Boston marathon (and 7th overall), I was physically in the best shape I had ever been.   I had reached a fitness level that I hadn’t seen since high school, I had a great training season which … Continue reading

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Team Kroot’s newest walker, will be rolling!

As we approach September 25th and Team Kroot’s 9th Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk, we are excited to announce that we will have a new member of our team joining us this year. To celebrate our 9th year, our oldest … Continue reading

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8.8.16 – TEAM KROOT KICKOFF

Team with a plan…. The 2016 campaign for signups and donations is off to a slow start as we approach our 9th walk which is largely (or entirely) in part to Coach not plastering the social medias and email of … Continue reading

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Pre-Boston 2016 Report

As I head to the starting line today, I do so more prepared to run this race then I have ever been. While finishing 4 Bostons and 2 other marathons certainly have helped… it’s been a different focus, a lofty … Continue reading

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February down

February is down and we are inside the 50 day mark until Boston.  The weather has cooperated in astonishing fashion and really just gets all of us runners about the payback we could be seeing on April 18th.  Fingers crossed, … Continue reading

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Wait…Kroot is doing what?

Yes.  It’s true.  I’m proud to share that I was selected and invited to be a lululemon marathon maven for the Boston Prudential center store.  More details to come about when, where, why and how but for now….here’s a look at yesterday’s photoshoot. … Continue reading

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January in the books

January was awesome, arguably the best training month I’ve ever had. Came into January 1 having controlled the booze and food over second half of December and it paid some big dividends. Incorporated speed workouts when possible, had at least … Continue reading

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Season 5

Official entry confirmation for 2016 has been received! I am grateful and excited to be welcomed back onto the Dana Farber Marathon Challenge Team to run my 5th Boston Marathon.   It’s an honor to be accepted out of the 1000+ applicants … Continue reading

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