Category: The BQ Questionnaire

  • The BQ(Q) – Ron

    Name: Ron   Sex: Male   Age (at the time of first BQ): 56   Height: 5”10”   Weight (at the time of first BQ):158   At which marathon did you get your first BQ? Fox Valley Marathon, St Charles, IL 3:37:38   How long had you been running when you ran your first BQ? 23 years   Did […]

  • The Boston Qualifier Questionnaire

    Hi readers, I’m still very interested in your stories of qualifying for the Boston Marathon. Check out the answers I have recieved so far here. If you want to share your story of what it took to qualify for Boston, drop me an email at dearjtd at gmail  

  • The BQ(Q) – Dave E

    It’s the return of the BQ(Q). I have a couple of these in the hopper waiting to go up, but I am always looking for more people interested in doing this survey. Thanks Dave for taking part! Name:  Dave E / www.beachesrunner.com Sex: M Age (at the time of first BQ): 42 Height:  6′ 1″ […]

  • BQ(Q) – Mike G

    A great BQ(Q) with legit fast denizen of running ahead MikeyMike. I gotta quite this awesome passage: That’s the question I think a work-a-day hobbyjogger has to always ask: am I willing to do the work?  Because for nearly all of us the limiting factor is not our God-given talent or genetics, it’s simply how […]

  • The BQ(Q) – James D

    James is a triathlete and trainer, thanks for taking part in the survey! Name: James D Power Multi Sport Twitter Sex: Male Age (at time of BQ): 37 Height: 5’ 8” Weight: 160 At which marathon did you get your first BQ? What was your time? Tell us a little about the race. Mardi gras […]

  • The BQ(Q) – Ginny

    Thanks Ginny from Happy Feet 26.2 for filling out the questionnaire! Name: Ginny Happy Feet 26.2 Sex: Female Age (at the time of first BQ): 41 Height: 5’ 10 Weight (at the time of first BQ): 143 At which marathon did you get your first BQ? What was your time? Tell us a little about […]

  • The BQ(Q) – Tim E

    Anyone who says big dudes can’t get a BQ hasn’t met Tim. At 6’5” 209, he got it done. What is your excuse? Thank you Tim for filling this out! Name: Timothy E Sex: male Age (at the time of first BQ): 41 qualified / 42 age running at Boston Height: 6’5” Weight (at the […]

  • BQ(Q) – Candice S

    Candice is another regular at the great running website runningahead. She is also really, really fast. Its nice to see that even the fast people had to start somewhere. Thanks for taking part, Candice!   Name: Candice Schneider Breaknthree Sex: Female Age (at the time of first BQ): 23 Height: 5’6 Weight (at the time […]

  • The BQ(Q) – Stephanie T

    Stephanie is a close friend and a woman who has given me enormous help and encouragement in my running. Thanks Stephanie for agreeing to fill this out!   Name: Stephanie T Sex: Female Age (at the time of first BQ): 27 Height: 5’-5” Weight (at the time of first BQ): 135 At which marathon did […]

  • The BQ(Q) – George

    George was kind enough to email me with his BQ story. Thanks George, and good luck in Boston! Name: George (MarathonGeorge) Sex: Male Age (at the time of first BQ): 54 Height: 5”10” Weight (at the time of first BQ):150 At which marathon did you get your first BQ? Chicago 2009 Tell us a little […]