Here I am winning the Boston Marathon on April 19, 1968, the last day that Boston was held on the original Patriots' Day (this was a Saturday) rather than the current third Monday of the month. I ran 2:22:17 on a warm, sunny day. In December, 1968, I ran my personal best, 2:14:29, in the Fukuoka Marathon in Japan.
now (well, a couple of years ago) and in 1968 when I won the Boston
Marathon wearing a painter's cap and my Wesleyan University singlet.
left) son, Dan; wife, Cristina; me; daughter, Laura at dock on Groton
Long Point, CT, where Cristina and I were married in 1995. I grew up at
Groton Long Point, and return whenever I can, including for an annual
run-swim on Jan. 1 of each New Year.
Here I'm celebrating after a Hash Run in Beijing a couple of days prior to the 2008 Olympic Games.
I'm running in the World Veterans Championships in Riccione, Italy, in
September 2007. I finished in the middle of the pack in my age-group,
60-64, in the 5000, 10,000 and cross-country races.