“NEVER SAY NEVER” – especially about the Boston Marathon

I recently posted something on facebook talking about how I would be returning to the Boston Marathon in April 2018. My words below were one of the comments I left when a friend congratulated me but said he’d never be fast enough to qualify for the Boston Marathon. I have a complicated relationship with the Boston Marathon but I’ve been very fortunate that qualifying hasn’t been the issue.   Never say never!  I wanted a sub 3 hour marathon for a long time and I got it in my 30th marathon. Just think if I had said I'll never be fast enough to do it! I mean 29 times before I wasn't. Talk about having to keep the faith. Sometimes you simply have to wait longer than others to get what you were always gonna get. So don't ever sa...