I am writing a race report for the Boston Marathon because I ran the Boston Marathon.
This is an obvious and yet astonishing sentence.
I first started dreaming of Boston in spring 2014 while training for the Providence Marathon with a friend, who said we should run it together some day. I didn’t really know what it was all about, but the seed was planted, and in September 2018 I qualified at the Erie Marathon.
So here’s how Boston 2019 played out: