Category: The BQ Questionnaire

  • The BQ(Q) – Keith A

      Thanks for taking the time to fill this out, Keith! Name: Keith Almeida; Keith’s Running Life Sex: Male Age (at the time of first BQ): 53 Height: 6’ 0 Weight (at the time of first BQ): 163 At which marathon did you get your first BQ? Tell us a little about the race. Hartford […]

  • The BQ(Q) – Janae J

    I left a random comment for Janae on her blog, Hungry Runner Girl and asked her if she’d take part in this project, and she graciously agreed to share her experience. Thanks Janae! Name: Janae J Sex: Female Age (at the time of first BQ): 24 Height: 5’8′ Weight (at the time of first BQ): […]

  • The BQ(Q) – Dirk H

    Dirk has a great story about working long and hard to get a BQ and a great blog. Thanks for taking part, Dirk! Name: Dirk H. http://dirkhayes.blogspot.com/ Sex: M Age (at the time of first BQ): 42 Height (at the time of first BQ): 6’ Weight (at the time of first BQ): 160, currently 151 […]

  • BQ(Q) – Michael P

    Michael has come a long way in his running losing a lot of weight in the process. He qualified for Boston for the time this year. Good luck next month, Michael! You earned it. Name Michael P Sex: Males Age (at time of first BQ): 41 Height: 5’7 Weight (at time of first BQ):145 At […]

  • The BQ(Q) – Jeff E

    Jeff’s blog the Logic of Long Distance is one of the smartest sports related blogs out there. You should be reading it. He is also an extremely fast marathoner who, like many of the people who have responded to this questionnaire, is very active on Running Ahead. Thanks for taking the time to answer this […]

  • The BQ(Q) Michael H (aka Dopple Bock)

    This is a BQ(Q) I have been looking forward to posting. Mike is a big dude at 6’2, 220 at his first BQ, and he is an inspiration. Another regular on Running Ahead, he has represented the US in international competition at the 24 hour race. Great guy, and great answers below, including some bonus […]

  • The BQ(Q) – Cory M

    Cory is another running who got his BQ the hard way, over 12,000 miles on the road. Way to stick with it dude, and thanks for taking part! Name: Corland M Sex: Male Age: (at the time of first BQ): 34 (nearly 35) Height: 6 feet 0 inches Weight: (at the time of first BQ):  […]

  • The BQ(Q) – Paul F

    Paul F has a story similar to mine including a long road to a BQ. Paul was kind enough to include a race report of his BQ race in his response. Thanks for taking part, Paul! Name: Paul F Sex: Male Age (at the time of first BQ): 54 Height:  6′ Weight (at the time […]

  • The BQ(Q) – Jason B

    Jason is another RA user and is fast as hell. I am pretty sure I met him after the Hartford half this year, but I forgot my id, so I couldn’t drink with him. Thanks for taking part, Jason! Name: Jason B boston255ink, jbrunningink, glrr Sex: Male Age (at the time of first BQ): 29 […]

  • BQ(Q) – Bash Z

    Bash is another young gun who BQed. It took him a number of tries, but he finally made it. Thanks for taking the time to fill this out!   Name: Bash Z Sex: Male Age (at the time of first BQ): 28 Height: 5’8” Weight (at the time of first BQ): 148 At which marathon […]