Author Archives: jasonkroot

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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My First “Normal Boston”

Entering my fourth Boston and fifth marathon overall, all I am hoping for is a normal Boston marathon.  My previous 3 haven’t been “normal” by any stretch. Here’s how the other ones shaped up: 2012 was a blistering 89 degrees … Continue reading

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Audible upon audible….

If you know anyone who is training for the marathon and lives in Boston, you undoubtedly have read posts or blogs very similar to this one.  Mine likely has a little of a different twist though… I am fortunate to … Continue reading

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It’s in my blood, I’m a sucker for a charity auction

It was two weeks ago, but the fear I had after almost winning a trip is still with me.  I may have gotten myself caught in a bidding war for a trip that I actually didn’t want to win.  The event … Continue reading

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26.42 km from hell

I have never written a recap, report, mile by mile analysis or the like for any of my previous marathons or even any races.  But this training run gets one.  It could be my best training run of the year, … Continue reading

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www.rundfmc.org/2015/jasonk

The New link for my 2015 Boston Fundraising! http://www.rundfmc.org/2015/jasonk

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Fear the Snow Beard

Over the weekend, I logged my longest run this year, a 14 miler in some wonderful Maine weather.   It was 4 degrees, feels like -9 with windchill.   The picture should take care of the rest.   It acts … Continue reading

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2014 Walk Wrap Up

Happy Holidays Team Kroot, I wanted to send off the final message of the year during the holidays, as it is a time where our collective cause has that much more meaning. A few weeks back, a few of us … Continue reading

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Letter to a Friend

In my hope and commitment to keep this blog interesting, I will abstain from giving you statistics on my coldest run, my weekly mileage or blabber on about the ITB/Patellar tendon/Knee injury that forced me to run 9 miles, yes … Continue reading

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