Of course it’s not the same as running the full marathon, but a good excuse to go to Boston. That, and catching up with a good friend of mine.
Determination, lower body strength and a pinch of craziness was needed in order to show up for this trail race, up 3,859 ft Mt Diablo in the East Bay.
A running event in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. And only a two hour flight away. Sign me up already!
Between skyscrapers and amidst frigid temperatures, a half marathon event was held.
Thousands of runners answered the invitation by the City of Angels to celebrate Halloween running-style. And I was in the midst of it.
I trained more or less diligently for 4 months in order to run 26.2 miles in a city a 4 hour flight away together with 38,000 other like-minded lunatics. Yes, I just completed my first marathon.