Month: April 2015

Getting Ready for Marathon Monday

I’ve lived in the Boston area for almost 3 years now, and Monday will be the first day that I actually get to watch the Boston Marathon in person! I couldn’t be more excited, especially because I will be out there, on the course, handing out water at Mile 22 and cheering on The Flock and the Tufts Marathon Team. This will actually be my first time volunteering at a race, and I feel honored to have the opportunity to support the runners on such an important day. Also, I am dying to see Shalane Flanagan, my absolute favorite runner, kick some butt this year. I’ve been reading every interview leading up to the race and this year she seems so confident that it’s giving me chills! I just have a really good feeling about her this year. (Also, sidenote: have you seen that she is putting together a cookbook? I cannot wait for this. I love that one of her goals is to model healthy behaviors for younger female runners — it is so …