When terrorists bombed the finish line of the Boston Marathon in April 2013, I set a goal to run a marathon in a Boston Qualifying (BQ) time to be able to enter the prestigious race.
Mind Over Miles
(As of early 2013,) Farin Montanez is a 25-year-old mom of two who started running — after a decade-long hiatus — in November. “Mind over miles” chronicles her training for the Santa Rosa Marathon. She can be reached at farin at maderatribune.net. Follow her on Instagram at mind_over_miles.
I am so excited to see plenty of local runners trying out the trail for the first time. The San Joaquin River Trail is so close. It’s a shame more people don’t run, bike or hike it.
Looking back on my previous columns, I realized I went on my first ever trail run exactly a year ago.
Running isn’t a seasonal sport.
Have you ever stuffed a suitcase full of “just in case” items only to find at trip’s end you’ve used only 10 percent of what you packed?
I love to compete, but at the Two Cities Marathon in Fresno on Sunday, I got to throw competition out the window to focus on one thing: getting my friends across the finish line.
Several Madera runners will toe the starting line of the Two Cities Marathon & Half in Fresno and Clovis on Sunday, and for a few it will be their first time running a full or half marathon — or any race