Tag: training

  • The BQ(Q) – Lauren R

    Name: Lauren R  (twitter.com/lrainsfo) Sex: Female Age (at the time of first BQ): 25 Height: 5’4” Weight (at the time of first BQ): 130 At which marathon did you get your first BQ? What was your finishing time? Tell us a little about the race. The Toronto Goodlife fitness marathon on May 5th 2013. It was my […]

  • The BQ(Q) – Alex H

    A couple of firsts today, I think Alex might be the first person to qualify at a 24 hour event (though he was doing the marathon).  Thanks for taking part, Alex! Name: Alex H Sex: M Age (at the time of first BQ): 24 Height: 5’8” Weight (at the time of first BQ): 130lbs At […]

  • The BQ(Q) – Jaime R

    Jaime is another runner from runit (the reddit running forum) who kindly agreed to answer these questions.  At twenty one, I think he is the youngest person to take part.  Thanks Jaime! Name: Jaime R Sex: Male Age (at the time of first BQ): 21 Height: 5’11 Weight (at the time of first BQ): 200 […]

  • The BQ(Q) – Jeremy D

    Name: Jeremy D. Gender: Male Age (at time of first BQ): 30 Height: 5’6″ Weight (at time of first BQ): 135lbs, At which marathon did you get your first BQ? What was your finishing time? Tell us a little about the race. BQ @ 2008 Lakefront Marathon, Milwaukee, WI. Finishing time of 3:09.  Good race, conditions […]

  • The BQ(Q) – Jordan A

    I posted about this project yesterday on the reddit running forum and have recieved a number of great submissions, including this one from Jordan.  Thanks Jordan! Name: Jordan A Sex: Male Age (at the time of first BQ): 28 Height: 5’10” Weight (at the time of first BQ): 140 At which marathon did you get […]

  • Promises to Myself

    It’s always something. Last year, I battled injury after injury, unable to stay healthy for more than a month.  I barely cracked a thousand miles for the year.  I didn’t race at all.  This year, I’ve managed to stay healthy, knock wood, but I’m battling another foe – capitalism. Specifically the manifestation of capitalism that […]

  • BQ(Q) – Craig

    Here’s a fun one – a questionnaire from a guy fast enough to run Boston, but who has no interest in doing so.  Thanks for filling this out Craig! Name: Craig Sex: M  Age (at the time of first BQ): 33 Height :  6′ Weight (at the time of first BQ): 155lbs At which marathon did you get your […]

  • BQ(Q) – Wally D

    “Consistency is the key.  Staying healthy and training smart pays off.” Wise words from Wally D. Thanks Wally for taking part! Name: Wally D Sex: M Age (at the time of first BQ):   35 Height:   6’1 Weight (at the time of first BQ):   165 At which marathon did you get your first BQ? Tell us […]

  • BQ(Q) Jennifer B

    Name: Jennifer B @jenbolstad Sex: Female Age (at the time of first BQ): 35 Height: 5’7″ Weight (at the time of first BQ): 128 At which marathon did you get your first BQ? What was your finishing time? Tell us a little about the race. I qualified in my first marathon, New York City, 2011, with […]

  • Friday Inspiration – The Long Road

    ‘Tis the season to start thinking about goals for next year.  2012 has been a bear for me.  Injuries, a demanding job, and the endless paperwork of a home purchase have seriously cramped my exercise and study regimes.  I am looking forward to putting it behind me and to setting new goals for the next […]