Tag: boston marathon

Dear Boston, Love Brooklyn, One Year Later

Dear Boston, Congratulations to American Meb Keflezighi and Kenyan Rita Jeptoo for winning the Men’s and Women’s titles, respectively, in the 118th Boston Marathon today! Keflezighi’s victory was particularly emotional, as he is the first American man to win the Boston Marathon in 31 years. States the recent champion, “It was not about me, it […]

Dear Boston, Love Brooklyn

As the bitter news of Monday’s explosions during the Boston Marathon descended upon the world, I grew increasingly sad and wistful.  Having grown up in a suburb right outside of Boston, this attack felt personal.  For as long as I can remember, my family and I would gather each year with friends on Heartbreak Hill to cheer on marathon […]