Category Archives: Boston Marathon

I’m Proud to Be Running the Boston Marathon for Christopher’s Haven

Send to Kindle The 2014 Boston Marathon will be extra special for me. The victims of last year’s bombings will be on my mind every step of the way, but so will the kids who stay at Christopher’s Haven, “a

I’m Running the 2014 Boston Marathon for Christopher’s Haven

On April 21, 2014, I'll once again be joining thousands of others for that heralded, historic trek from Hopkinton to Boston. I'll be happy and honored to be running the Boston Marathon for Christopher's Haven.

Not Just Another Boston Marathon

For me, the day started out like any other Patriots’ Day on which I’ve run the Boston Marathon, but it ended not with the anticipated feelings of joy and accomplishment. Instead, I went to sleep that night restless, worried and

I’m Running the 2013 Boston Marathon for Christopher’s Haven

Send to Kindle I’ve done it before and I’m doing it again. I’m running the Boston Marathon for Christopher’s Haven. On April 15, 2013, I’ll be making another historic, heralded 26.2-mile trek from Hopkinton to Boston on behalf of the

How My Dad Taught Me to Run

My dad joined me recently at one of the places — Upper Union Street in Franklin, Massachusetts, the town in which I grew up — where he taught me, my brother and sister to run more than four decades ago. Given that I’ll

I’m Running the Boston Marathon for Christopher’s Haven

Send to Kindle           On April 19, 2010, I’ll be pounding the pavement once again from Hopkinton to Boston, determinedly putting one foot in front of the other for more than 26 long, arduous miles. It’ll

Running the Boston Marathon for Charity (Yes, Again)

Send to Kindle “I’m lucky. You’re lucky. So how can we take some of our good luck and give it to kids fighting cancer?” Okay. So I haven’t written anything here in a long, long time, but that doesn’t mean

A Memorable Boston Marathon Experience for More Reasons Than One

Thank you once again to those of you who sponsored my participation in the Boston Marathon this year. You helped me raise a personal record total of $3,550 – and counting – for Children’s Hospital Boston. I can’t tell you

Please Sponsor Bob’s Boston Marathon Run for Children’s Hospital Boston

Less than two weeks from now (April 17), I’ll be running yet another Boston Marathon (it’ll be the eighth time I’ve made the same journey, the fifth time for charity), and I can’t tell you how much I’m looking forward