Author Archives: seanv2

About seanv2

Scholar, gentleman, jock. I run the website Milo and the Calf. There you will find the Boston Qualifier Questionnaire where runners share their stories of qualifying for the Boston Marathon. You'll also find my thoughts on endurance sports, ancient history, Judaism, and hundreds of book reviews.

The Boston Qualifier Questionnaire — Adam Mulia

Name Adam Mulia Sex: Male Age (at the time of first BQ): 29 Height: 5’5” Weight (at the time of first BQ): 140 At which marathon did you get your first BQ? NYC Tell us a little about the race. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bosker’s Cork Dork

Cork Dork: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live for Taste Bianca Bosker A fun book about the world of tasting in general, and wine and sommeliers in particular. … Continue reading

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Boston Qualifier Questionnaire – Rory Jenkins

Name Rory Jenkins Sex: Male Age (at the time of first BQ): 19 Height: 6’1’ Weight (at the time of first BQ): 180 At which marathon did you get your first BQ? Baltimore Marathon Tell us a little about the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Levoy’s Ghettoside

Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America Jill Levoy A captivating, depressing, challenging, frustrating, must read book about the state of modern policing in poor communities of color.  If you’ve read this one, I’d really like to talk about … Continue reading

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Boston Qualifier Questionnaire – JT

JT qualified in 1983! Always cool to get a response from someone who ran Boston back in the days of the first running boom! Name JT Sex: Male Age (at the time of first BQ): 29 Height: 5’10” Weight (at … Continue reading

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The Boston Qualifier Questionnaire — Peter Buehler

Name Peter Buehler Sex: Male Age (at the time of first BQ): 22 Height: 5’7’ Weight (at the time of first BQ): 134 At which marathon did you get your first BQ? Neuf-Breisach, France Tell us a little about the … Continue reading

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The Boston Qualifier Questionnaire – Janet

Name Janet Sex: Female Age (at the time of first BQ): 58 Height: 5’4″ Weight (at the time of first BQ): 117 At which marathon did you get your first BQ? Myrtle Beach Tell us a little about the race. … Continue reading

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