Feb 28

Boston Or Bust

T-Minus 96 hours until race start.

We are getting close!


The training has been completed.


The weather forecast looks great.


The pre-race activities have been booked.

Post race recovery has been lined up courtesy of Jason.

(Jeff and I will help Jason by giving him a hard bike workout while he pulls us around as we drink beer and watch the big screen TV.)

Now, the only thing left to do is to execute.

(For those keeping track, that is sub-3:05 for myself and sub-3:10 for Jeff)

Jennie and I ship off to the Great Country of Texas tomorrow.  We are looking forward to a chance to finally meet Jeff, Annie and Jason.  I’ll hopefully do a quick post either here or on Facebook after the race, but there won’t be any live updates as in the past because Jennie will be too busy running her FIRST EVER half marathon!!!

Have a great week everyone!

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  1. BDD

    Enjoy your reward for all your hard work
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  2. Jeff Irvin

    This is going to be an awesome weekend! You’ll love the mutton bustin’!

    Weather is humid this morning …. this shit better get out of town!
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  3. Matthew Smith

    Oh buddy! This is going to be awesome! I’m so stoked for you AND Jennie! You guys are going to do so well. I wish it were like IM’s that I could track you as you go, but I guess I’ll just have to check the times after they are posted or read about it on your race report.

    You’ve done all the training and are totally prepared, so now you just have to git ‘er done! Go, Kevin and Jennie, Go!!!

    That muttun busting looks like a blast – – almost as fun as Nascar! 🙂
    Matthew Smith recently posted..Frustration with the Future

  4. Carolina John

    Time to get it done! Good luck bro. Go get ’em.
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  5. Beth

    Good luck this weekend! With all the training you have been doing, you are going to blow this thing out of the park! Good luck to Jennie as well – running her first half marathon. Cannot wait to read all about it.
    Beth recently posted..Frustation has set in…..

  6. Matt Oravec

    Dude, I have goose bumps reading this. So freaking happy for you guys. I know the training wasn’t easy but you did it and this is all coming to life now.

    Enjoy your trip (make sure you pack your passports) and honestly… make it freaking hurt! When you want to quit because you are cramping or the legs start burning, push harder, the pain is temporary and will be gone in a matter of minutes.

    Have fun out there! KICK SOME ASS!
    Matt Oravec recently posted..Back Spasms

  7. lindsay

    poor, poor jason.

    i hope you survive that hot weather!
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  8. amy

    Have a great race this weekend! I’ll be thinking about you – you’ve got this! Also, I heartily approve of the post-race activities.
    amy recently posted..Random Friday Facts

  9. Jon

    Don’t forget your passport! Have fun meeting Jeff and Annie in real life. Make sure to get a picture with all of them so we can see how tall you are in real life.

    P.S. KICK SOME ASS!!!!!!!!!
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  10. sarah

    The weather looks like it will be perfect! Good luck and enjoy your race 🙂
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  11. GR BREW!

    Have a great race! As we say in BREW – the hay is in the barn!!! You’ve done the training, now enjoy the harvest!

  12. Heather O

    I’ll be thinking of you guys! You and Jeff have put in all the hard work and I have all the faith in the world that you two will BQ this weekend! SO EXCITED FOR YOU! I am also stoked to hear about Jennie’s first half marathon experience!!!! Is Bailey dog making the journey across the country to spectate???
    Heather O recently posted..Monday Musings

  13. Morgan

    I’m so excited for you guys! You’re both going to have a great race I just know it! You’ve put in the work, now it’s time to cash in for the rewards! GOOD LUCK!!!!!!
    Morgan recently posted..3 Things Thursday

  14. katie

    tons of good luck – the weather looks brilliant. fingers crossed for an absolutely perfect day!
    katie recently posted..don’t call it a comeback

  15. Uncle Bob

    We’ll be cheering for you both from Chicago!

  16. Aimee (I Tri To Be Me)

    You are going to do awesome! I cannot wait to read all about it! Good luck, good luck, good luck!!!
    Aimee (I Tri To Be Me) recently posted..A week in review and other things too

  17. DR

    congrats on getting thru that marathon plan – that in and of itself is a Big F’n Deal!
    Good luck on the run, looks like some excellent weather… cant wait to hear about it –


  18. Colleen

    You so have this Kevin. Stay strong and remember to run for the beer at the finish! Tell Annie, Jeff and Jason hi for me too… and don’t forget your passport! 🙂

  19. elizabeth

    Good Luck!! I know you can BQ! Make sure you take lots of pictures of you riding that sheep around. Can’t wait to read how awesome you will do.
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  20. Tim

    You done what needs to be done. Now go out there and run the race of your life! Tuns of luck and best wishes heading your way for you and Jennie. Can’t wait to hear/read all about it!

  21. Wynona

    Best of luck to you! I’m also looking forward about that race. Thank you for sharing! 🙂
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  22. Christina

    Best wishes for a great race and a fantastic (FUN!) weekend!
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  23. Mark in Ottawa

    Kevin and Jennie,
    I hope you both have great races today! I’m sending fast thoughts to you both today!

    Good luck!

    Mark (in Ottawa, Canada)

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