Friday, April 24, 2015

My First Boston Marathon

The 119th Boston Marathon at Hopkinton, Massachusetts. The course on Hopkinton, Ashland, Framingham, Natick, Wellesley, Newton, Brookline and Boston.

I am at wave 1 corral 2 at 10:00am start.

 It was showers and east wind and 7 degrees.

Alex & Calvin DesRoches Pre-Race
The halfway split of 1:32, climb 4 Newton Hills while listening AC/DC at Heartbreak Hill, The "screaming tunnel" at Wellesley College which I wasn't kiss and high five the girls and enter Boston.

I finished in 3:34:36 and came in 11,646 out of 26,610 runners.It was the first timer! 

Stan Chaisson was the top Islander and 8th Canadian. Lelisa Desisa won the race and Caroline Rotich for the top female. 

The finish line celebration at Cheers bar with drink and chicken figures.

Photo by Barb DesRoches

Next day I returned to Canada with NB and PEI runners from Holiday Inn, shopping in Freeport, spend night in Moncton and finally home.

Thanks to Dave Perry for the finish line photo, all runners, facebook friends and Boston Athletic Association for support me and coverage the 119th Boston Marathon!


Running For Autism
Not Against It
acceptance, inclusion, awareness

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Boston 2015 - The weekend so far...

The 2015 Boston Marathon Trip with PEI and NB runners. Beginning at Salisbury on Friday morning at Irving Station. 

We're arrived at Holiday Inn in Tewksbury, Massachusetts. 

On Saturday morning in Boston The marathon expo at John B Hynes Convention Center. I picked up bib number, running stuffs and watching course preview. 

I meet the Dick and Rick Hoyt. Dick serves this year Boston Marathon Grand Marshall. One of the most highlight of the Boston trip! 

I eating mexican foods with Moughans. 

On Sunday morning I touring the marathon course in Hopkinton and Downtown Boston then I get ready for tomorrow. The weather says east winds and showers.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Saturday, April 11, 2015

The Bunny Hop

Saturday, April 4th

Running For Autism
Not Against It
acceptance, inclusion, awareness