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"Boston" by Laurah Lukin

It was nothing of what I expected, but everything that I needed. . . .

In the week leading up to The Boston Marathon I had been a mess of nerves.  Following the Carmel ½ Marathon I had been experiencing a cranky nagging discomfort in my inside left ankle.

I was religiously going to see Eric at Beyond Exercise (one of my sponsors) to speed along my recovery and make sure I was ready.  Active release therapy was followed by sessions with the Deep Muscle Stimulator and myofascial release.  I grit my teeth and embraced the taper that Eric and the Russians prescribed with hopes that my body would be ready.

 On race morning, I walked up to the start line with thousands of other wide-open sets of eyes, the chill of morning air crawling into my race kit. 

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