You have to give credit to Boston Marathoners who trained twice this time around for the race, which eventually took place over the past week in a virtual format in which runners choose their own course. Some were running for causes close to their hearts, others qualified for the marathon and willed themselves to stay in great shape during the pandemic. Many worked in at least a portion of their route on the official marathon course.
More than 40 Natick residents are listed on the current Boston Athletic Association results board for the 2020 Boston Marathon, led by Jack Fleming with a sub 3:17 time and Leah Santo at a perfect 3:33.
Natick Community Organic Farm and the Strivers Running Club for Girls were among Natick organizations whose runners got the job done in this unusual marathon year.
CONGRATULATIONS to Mark Goldschmidt on the 2020 Boston Marathon! Talk about determination and HEART! The STRIVERS community is so proud of you and always so GRATEFUL to you! Go rest!
Posted by Strivers Running Club for Girls on Saturday, September 12, 2020
Today was Ilyse’s first Boston Marathon. While it was not what she originally trained for, her heart and hard work got…
Posted by Strivers Running Club for Girls on Sunday, September 13, 2020
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