Boston Marathon Qualifying Times
October 18, 2010 by USA Post
Boston Marathon Qualifying Times, The native of Boston ran the Detroit Free Press Marathon on Sunday morning, hoping to qualify for the prestigious Boston Marathon, where his father, Steve, ran six times.
Unlike the Detroit Marathon, which accepts all the runners, the Boston Marathon qualifying time by sex and age. At 31, White needed to run 26.2 miles in three hours and 10 minutes or less.
White completed his previous personal best time, 3:19:30, Rock ‘n’ Rock Marathon San Diego last June.
Sunday morning under clear skies and temperatures over 50 degrees, White completed the course in 3:08:28, which means a trip to Boston was in its future.
“Dream come true, honestly,” White said. “I could not be more excited. This is one of the best feelings I’ve ever had. ”
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White, who said he never felt like quitting smoking in the long run, demolished her previous best by more than 11 minutes.
“I killed him,” White said. “I felt great. I felt really good. At first it took me a bit to get into a rhythm. Beyond the bridge was definitely harder than I thought it would and it took me a bit to recover from this, but between 10 and 20, we ran some very fast miles, miles-under seven minutes. That’s the key. We arrived at 20 and we were smart. Even at 24, he was not sure that would happen. ”
White, who had problems with cramps in his previous marathons, said he managed to avoid that this time.
“I was smart,” he said. “I stopped for water, I stopped for Gatorade, and I stopped taking the goo packs. It’s huge, because I have no cramps at all, not at all. Even the last I had major cramps. So that was the difference. ”
White said another difference was Get help from his friend, Michael discens of Ferndale, who ran with him.
“He qualified for Boston in June, White said.” We trained together to rhythm he wanted me, help me qualify. It was great. Even the last mile and a half, it was not a fait accompli. It was great. ”
White recorded before Boston, he had to do one thing – the call of his father and tell him he was coming home.
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