Tag Archives: Running

Boston Marathon 2007

Last year’s marathon saw Robert Cheruiyot set the race’s record time, but this year’s “nor’easter” gusted cold rain on the runners, giving both men and women their slowest winning times in decades.

Marathon Monday

After the Fourth of July, Marathon Monday is the most festive day in Boston. People turn out all along the marathon route to cheer on over 22,000 runners, to grill in their front lawns, and to celebrate the Red Sox’s hometown win. The top three women pass near my home; from left to right they [...]

Winter Sunset

Here’s the view from my window five minutes ago. Today I went running for the first time since it’s snowed, and I was reminded of two things: running through snow is hard work, and Boston drivers don’t care if the sidewalks haven’t been shoveled–they’ll happily run you over.

BU Third-Fittest University

As part of Men’s Fitness’ first annual collegiate survey, the magazine ranked Boston University the third-fittest student body nationwide in their October issue after surveying more than 650 schools. BU came in behind only Brigham Young University, the country’s fittest campus, and the University of California-Santa Barbara, whose state-of-the-art Recreation Center (RecCen) opened in 1995. [...]