The Boston Qualifier Questionnaire — Alice N

Name: Alice N

Sex: Female

Age (at the time of first BQ): 23

Height (at the time of first BQ):  5’4”

Weight (at the time of first BQ): 128

At which marathon did you get your first BQ? Edinburgh, UK

Tell us a little about the race. Flat/net downhill. A good London alternative but a little dull

How long had you been running when you ran your first BQ? 18 months

Did you run in college or high school? No

What was your approximate lifetime mileage at the time of your first BQ? 1500?

How many miles did you run in the year before your first BQ? 1000

Approximately how many races did you run in that year? 3

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? Some weight training

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 think I was probably naturally gifted to a certain extent as I didn’t train very hard

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