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In our #WhyImRunning series, #BostonMarathon runners share what inspired them to make the 26.2-mile trek from Hopkinton to Boston. Check some of them out:
"We always remember those who are selfless ... People like Jimmy Hayes." Image
This 19-year-old is running in support of ALS research at @UMassChan. Image
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On the #BostonMarathon weekend, and 9 years after the terror attack, I am again reminded about the misleading nature of #BostonStrong. From reporting for THE DEVIL NEVER SLEEPS, a new story on what strong really means. 1/
I'll be blunt: #bostonstrong gives the false impression that disaster response is about some mood, the Irish blood, the Ortiz "this is our f--king city" attitude. I know why we need that kind of swagger. But it hides something more complicated, tactical. 2/
I've written before about measuring success after the bombings. Tragically, 3 died at the finish line. But given the investments in training, pivoting, the moment of the "boom" tactics, 281 sent to 26 hospitals in 3 states did not die. 3/
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I’ve spent 7 years leveraging software & data to quantify & optimize athlete performance

• 4 as Dir. of Software Eng. for the NE Patriots
• 3 as Founder @ Notemeal

Here are 13 ways that I’m turning 7 years of experience into a 7-min pace running the ‘22 #BostonMarathon 🏃🏽‍♂️🧵
⛽️ Fueling: I’m eating my own dog food, joining 10,000 other elite athletes and optimizing my fueling with @Notemeals . @BethMiller_7, RD, CSSD, will be turning my logs into meal plans, and ensuring adequate energy availability. #DontFearTheCarbs
💪 Body Composition: I am aiming for weekly InBody tests, and monthly DEXA scans to measure changes in lean mass, fat mass and visceral fat. I'll also be comparing my own data to aggregated and anonymized data in Notemeal.
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This is gonna take a while… #VirtualBostonMarathon 🐌
Waiting for @LeahCville to lap me before I make a @Wawa run 🥨☕️🏃🏻‍♀️ #TwinsRunBoston 💙💛
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Encouraging news, at least 3 or 4 students knew who the Fonz was today. There may be hope for this younger generation
Today's trifecta: radon, @DrRubidium & gaslighting ImageImageImage
Today featured cobalt, Alfred Werner and MacGyvering (the real MacGyver has a mullet. Accept no substitutes or reboots) ImageImageImage
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#AlexBain's 'famous yellow race shirt'
#ActuallyAutistic #PEI Image
Seen at #BostonMarathon, #ChicagoMarathon, #BigSurMarathon .... and almost every weekend on #PEI ImageImageImage
and on his wrists - no fancy technology - just a Timex Ironman watch & his RoadID bracelet #NotBeingAbleToSpeakIsNotTheSameAsNotHavingAnythingToSay #AutisticsPaceThemselves Image
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“I want to thank Simmons, because they are giving us the opportunity to show up.” We are ready to hear your story, Kathrine Switzer (@KVSwitzer)! #SLCBoston
“Life is about participation. Show up, participate.” Encouraged to play sports by her dad, @KVSwitzer gained a sense of empowerment from her journey. #SLCBoston
“Get the best credentials you can. Do whatever you can to get the best passport.” @KVSwitzer chose her higher education carefully, knowing it would help further her. #SLCBoston
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Dedicated my 26.2 miles to Gabe & Alex who inspire me to make my miles matter. Thanks to all for your ongoing support & generous donations. Fighting childhood cancer - one mile at a time! 🍋🏃🏻‍♀️ #BraveLikeGabe #Boston2018 #TogetherForward
Overwhelmed with emotions on Boylston Street as I literally & figuratively soaked in every moment. Tears of joy, tears of pain, tears of sorrow. Thanks for all your support! #BostonMarathon #TogetherForward #TwinsRunBoston
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I need to start writing about the serendipitous moments I’ve already experienced in Boston before I forget... #BostonMarathon #TogetherForward
While boarding trolley to Expo, receive 2 compliments on my @TwinsRun shirt which led to a nice conversation with a woman from Scotland
While waiting for @WomensRunning seminar, the 2 women sitting next to me complimented me on my @TwinsRun shirt because they both have twin daughters 🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♀️
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Heading out to the @bostonmarathon! This will be my 12th #marathon and 3rd Boston!

When traveling to another city, whenever possible I have a lot of fun making the trip #carfree from door to door! I'll track my trip in this thread! #BostonMarathon #TransitOriented
Leg 1: Walk to Light Rail Station

As I walked down 5th Ave in #DowntownSeattle, catching a glimpse of the @SeattleMonorail going by was fun! Seeing these sidewalks... not so much! They need some TLC to make them friendlier for all users! ♿🚶

Leg 2: @SoundTransit Link Light Rail ride to @SeaTacAirport

I love the nice view of the #DowntownSeattle skyline I see from this train as it ascends from SODO to Beacon Hill!
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When marathons give you lemons, fight childhood cancer with @AlexsLemonade!





Running the Boston Marathon with a Good Time for a Good Cause… #BostonQualifier #CharityRunner
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Malinda overqualified for Boston & surpassed fundraising goal! Fighting childhood cancer one BQ at a time!
Malinda caught unicorn for 2018 & will run 2017 @bostonmarathon with @DanaFarber to raise funds to conquer cancer.
We're matching donations to @DanaFarber until @MalindaAnnHill reaches 1st goal of $5,000! #RunDFMC #TwinsRunBoston
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