I spent this past weekend tracking one of my closest friends as she raced the Marquette Marathon, and really, chased a dream she’s been working toward since 2016. Amy is my definition of resilience and strength and basically anything else that represents determination. I was clinging to my phone all morning and grateful for good friends for sending me continuous updates.
Twenty years ago she qualified for Boston, and her goal was to get there again.
She crossed the finish line with a time of 3:35.
She needed a 3:50.
Here’s where I need to back it up a bit, because there is more to this story and more to this woman than just these 26.2 miles.