Age (at the time of first BQ):
Weight (at the time of first BQ):
At which marathon did you get your first BQ?
Rock N Roll Arizona 2016
Tell us a little about the race.
Calm wind, 50 degrees at start. Ran even splits, finished at 3:00:01
How long had you been running when you ran your first BQ?
Did you run in college or high school?
What was your approximate lifetime mileage at the time of your first BQ?
How many miles did you run in the year before your first BQ?
Approximately how many races did you run in that year?
Did you follow a canned program? If so, which one? If not, can you give us an idea of what your training philosophy was?
Did you run with a running club or utilize a coach?
Did cross training play a role in your training? If so, how?
Yes, I participate in triathlons
Did speed work play a role or specific workouts play a role in your training? If so, how?
Sure, I ran fast some days.
Any other thoughts you would like to share with those of working towards a BQ?
Use the Hanson marathon method. Run steady. Run consistent. Don’t push too hard and don’t get injured.