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Boston Marathon 2017

I don't know. What is it about Boston Marathon and me? It is like an ill-matched couple that were never meant to be. Fire and ice. Irreconcilable.

So. It was painful. And disheartening. Like an inevitable break up of marriage. Tried. And tried. 4th attempt. But it is hopeless. I am beginning to understand: There are races that one simply relishes in. But this is not one of them. This will forever be my nemesis.

I have always thought I could one day tame this beast. But Boston defies my every attempt. And most of it were simply out of my control. And to think that coming from a recent sub 3 in Japan, one would be in the position to bargain. But nope. Boston is Boston. She is brutal. And merciless.

Came in on Saturday 15/4/17 after the usual long haul flights. But slept like a baby that night due to sheer fatigue. Unfortunately, pre-race night was another story. Only managed a 2 hour sleep til 12 midnight. And after that, I was wide awake. It wasn't even the nerves. But the brain s…

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