BQ or bust

BQ or bust

Several runners I know have qualifed for the Boston Marathon in the last few months.

I'm excited for them, and it's got me thinking about running Boston a couple of years ago and what a wonderful experience it was.

My road to Boston was complicated, as I wrote once I was registered for the race.

So it was with my friend, Jeff Kohmstedt. Jeff had a terrific year of running in 2012, and he was aiming to BQ at his marathon earlier this month in Arizona.

I'll let him tell you about the ups and downs of his attempt to qualify. Here's his race report, and his encounter with the Penguin.

If you are running Boston this year or if you've recently qualified for 2014, congratulations and good luck!


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