That’s the magic number. Yes, it is. It’s the magic number. Three is also the day of the month on which I was born. It was the number of my favorite Red Sox… Continue reading

That Feeling.

There’s a feeling you get when something really hits home with you. The type feeling that sends chills throughout your entire body. That makes the hairs on the back of your neck stand up.… Continue reading


It’s crazy to think that the 2015 Boston Marathon is just eight weeks away. As I prepare to shift my training into high gear (full disclosure, I’m a little behind), I want to say… Continue reading

Part II.

The 2014 Boston Marathon is still very fresh in my mind. It seems like only yesterday I was bundling up for training runs through the frigid winter air in Boston. The memory of high… Continue reading

My 2014 Boston Marathon.

The 2014 Boston Marathon is in the books. And, I am in that book. In the days that have passed since, I’ve talked and thought a lot about the entire experience. And the… Continue reading


So, here we go. I’m on a bus heading for Hopkinton. A little more than one year after deciding to run the 2014 Boston Marathon, the day is finally here. I’m sitting here… Continue reading

Dear Boston.

Dear Boston, How are you? The past year has been pretty crazy, huh? You and your family have been put through the ringer. But, despite everything, you’ve continued to stand tall. I admire… Continue reading

The Countdown.

In case you’ve been under a rock lately, the Boston Marathon is less than two weeks away. The day that has seemed so far away, for so long, is now so close. And, I… Continue reading

One Month.

The 2014 Boston Marathon is one month away. The city of Boston is starting to put up the marathon banners. The cities and towns along the route are getting ready. Runners are reaching… Continue reading


As each day passes, the Boston Marathon gets exactly one day closer. Fact. I’ve never experienced anticipation quite like this before. That goes for any Christmas morning, last day of school, Super Bowl,… Continue reading