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The Ever Elusive, BQ

            If you are a marathoner, like me, you have at least had one thought about running the Boston Marathon. Now that I have said that, let me clear up a few things. I am a die hard New York sports fan. I love the New York Giants, Rangers, Knicks, and Yankees. Because I love New York sports teams, in general, I hate Boston sports teams. I hate the Celtics, Red Sox, Bruins and Cowboys. I know, the Cowboys are from Dallas. I can’t really hate the Patriots because I am not a Jets fan and the two times the Giants played them ended in victory for my favorite team. Why am I telling you this?        I have no reason to travel up there except to run this race. This elusive race that we all think about has such a mystique. Of course one can get into the Boston Marathon using methods other than time but I won’t talk about that here. It has such a reputation that I have honestly never looked up other methods of getting in. It’s a bucket list thing. I have vowed to only visit Boston again fo