Just wanted to give a big cheer to my nephew, Ray, who ran the Boston Marathon today.
His official time was 3:10:47, which was 2871 overall (out of 22849 who finished), 2688 in his gender (out of 13547 men who finished), and 1833 in his division, which was the 18-39 age group, 10004 who finished, 4981 of whom were male.
I think I got all that right, toggling back and forth between different stat pages….
But regardless of the number – he ran the whole marathon, every step of the 26.2 miles, and that, all by itself, is phenomenal, inspiring, and just plain awesome.
As Alex wrote on a sign to cheer his cousin on – Go Go Go Ray!