Boston Qualifier Questionnaire — Ron Philley

Name: Ron Philley

Sex: Male

Age (at the time of first BQ): 26

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

Weight (at the time of first BQ): 130

At which marathon did you get your first BQ? First Light, Mobile, AL

Tell us a little about the race. Small field. Led until mi 20. Finished 2nd.

How long had you been running when you ran your first BQ? 14years

Did you run in college or high school? Yes

What was your approximate lifetime mileage at the time of your first BQ? 500mi

How many miles did you run in the year before your first BQ? Didn’t answer

Approximately how many races did you run in that year? 6

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, 70-80mpw, 2 workouts, 1 long run

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

Did cross training play a role in your training? If so, how? Yes. Core strength

Did speed work play a role in your training? If so, how? Yes. Consistent intervals and tempo runs.

Any other thoughts you would like to share with those of working towards a BQ? Godspeed

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