Making it to the start line of the historic Boston Marathon is a dream come true for many long distance runners. Crossing the finish line on Boylston Street is even more of a thrill. As of this past Monday, I’m proud to say I’ve accomplished both.
But it wasn’t all sunshine and lollipops.
It took years of planning, thousands of training miles, loads of commitment, and plenty of sacrifice to see this dream through to completion, and I couldn’t help but notice a direct parallel to the pursuit of extraordinary health.
Here’s what I learned about staying healthy and well on the road to the 120th Boston Marathon.