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.Read More