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Also Ran, Part 8

By Rohit Grover When I got the acceptance email to Boston 2019, my Mum said she’d be my sponsor and paid for airfare, so Theresa Hailey wasn’t the only sponsored member of Team Red Lizard at Boston. I wrote to my friend Chinmay I’d be in the area, hoping we’d be able to meet, but [...]

Also Ran, Part 7

By Rohit Grover Singing the song of the majors, generally: Chicago and Boston My disappointment at missing out a spot at Boston 2018 was tempered by being able to use the qualifying time I got at Vernonia 2017 for an entry to Chicago 2018. This was my consolation prize, since I hadn’t originally planned to [...]

Also Ran – Part IV

By Rohit Grover Is running marathons necessary? In the time since I’ve started running, I have realized that the distance isn’t as important as the effort — even a 5k race can be a gut-buster if you run it with maximum effort. This wasn’t obvious to me in the beginning, with some fellow runners heaping [...]

Also Ran – Part III

By Rohit Grover A marathon before you’re 40 is impressive, but isn’t it more impressive to run one after 40? My experience at the Portland Marathon was so poor, I initially resolved to never run another marathon. However, by the beginning of 2016, that experience was a distant but embarrassing memory, and I was eager [...]

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