The Boston Qualifier Questionnaire – Reg Willick

Name: Reg Willick

Sex: Male

Age (at the time of first BQ): 55

Height (at the time of first BQ):  5’8

Weight (at the time of first BQ): 188

At which marathon did you get your first BQ? Vancouver

Tell us a little about the race. good weather great scenery

How long had you been running when you ran your first BQ?  5 years

Did you run in college or high school? No

What was your approximate lifetime mileage at the time of your first BQ? 8,000 miles

How many miles did you run in the year before your first BQ? 2500

Approximately how many races did you run in that year? 2full 8 shorter races

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? No

Did cross training play a role in your training? If so, how? Trail biking and trail running/ climbing

Did speed work play a role in your training? If so, how? Some

Any other thoughts you would like to share with those of working towards a BQ? all about mileage, I found running almost everyday 10-25 km

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