I started Seeking Boston Marathon to hold myself accountable for my goal of qualifying for the Boston Marathon. After running five Boston's, I became sick in January 2020 with Covid and still suffer long-term damage from #longcovid. My current focus is healing from and documenting my journey to get back my life and the sport I love including racing with my buddy Liam with Team Hoyt San Diego.
It's been an annual tradition (at least the last three years) to provide my runner friends with a Thanksgiving Toast Cheat Sheet. Some of us are more quiet than others. Some of us dread when the "what are you thankful for" question rounds the Thanksgiving table to you...and you perhaps struggle with the right words.
Uncle Eddie is into his fourth bourbon and staring at you with his glassy eyes and "Old Spice" soaked sweater wondering what you'll talk about. He doesn't understand runners.
Of course all runners have no shortage of material when talking about running, but here's a cheat sheet to help you through some potentially awkward moments.