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How Nicholas Cohen Qualified for Boston

Name: Nicholas Cohen

Sex: Male

Age (at the time of first BQ): 45

Height (at the time of first BQ): 5 10

Weight (at the time of first BQ): 150

At which marathon did you get your first BQ? NYC 2016

Tell us a little about the race. My second marathon
NY 2015. 3:56
NY 2016 3:24
Just scraped by for a BQ which I wasn’t expected . Made my day even though I’ll probably not get in I’ll have to run faster this year !

How long had you been running when you ran your first BQ? 2 years

Did you run in college or high school? No

What was your approximate lifetime mileage at the time of your first BQ? 2100

How many miles did you run in the year before your first BQ? 1200

Approximately how many races did you run in that year? 15

Did you follow a canned program? If so, which one? If not, can you give us an idea of what your training philosophy was? no

Did you run with a running club or utilize a coach? Yes

Did cross training play a role in your training? If so, how? No

Did speed work play a role in your training? If so, how? No

Any other thoughts you would like to share with those of working towards a BQ? I stared running two years ago at 9:30 pace . With continual running and fueling and good habits those times come down . Now I’m 7:15 pace

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