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227 Minutes at the 2011 Empire State Marathon

I finally qualified for the Boston Marathon with a net race time of 3:26:33 in the 50-54 age group at the Empire State Marathon.

October 16th dawned crisp and clear, the most excellent running conditions runners could have hoped for but had no right to expect in mid-Fall in central New York. I was brimming with energy as I headed across the Alliance Stadium parking lot at a trot and really felt I was as ready as I ever would be to run on the high side of my comfort zone for 26.2 miles.

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