Training for and Running the Boston Marathon with Ann Restak

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The opportunity to run the Boston Marathon is a crowning achievement. To gain entry every runner must run a qualifying time, based on age and gender, at a previous marathon. But what happens once you’ve secured your spot? How do you train for a race that you’ve set your sights on, quite possibly for years and which is notoriously challenging due to its elevation variations? In this episode, our co-host, Ann Restak discusses her training cycle for the 2018 Boston Marathon, offering tips and suggestions. Nothing, however, could have prepared any runner for the weather conditions in Boston on April 16, 2018. Listen as Ann describes what it was like to race in historically cold, wet and windy weather, while setting a marathon personal best finish time at the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon.