New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, May 5, 1996, Page 8

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 5, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas 1.5 raHkxi) were me frtnBWhc Ah ever Car Ae 10OA ranmag. I felt I ms truly a part af something his-tone. Aud riAnagh my wife and mr md unrig dids't see me during the race (they were wrecking from mDe 16 sad only remember of “se* of humanity” bobbing by). Acy too were caqgfa ap to Ae traction and agrafi-cHoe af Ae event The other namer? from Coms] County were equally made art appearance despite aster-    r* %*    fj    jf    ll    H I “I didn't even get tired of the race. once? otherwise)    J    I    *%    Km jM    Wk I    I    Adn’t    wish it to end Ae other Brede Greeks w still victorious    rn    . I ^ .I    liLll’H    If J races. I felt buoyed by it all” Patterson and white Act celebrated and phm- -M lf \    ’    W    I fPS Bf?' V? 1|SP1 said. The crowds are wha made it dared die frenum Anay, Phadippiaet    r    „JL *    ? Sr    far me They were so naedMy sup- was the bicky sad selected to rur from    /    ..a*    ^    I    portive. They are so proud of their the battlefield, rn the plain of am *    ^    I    mwAu — it’s different than any Mendham* Ahem id relay ne** cf -Ptetemw5ofe«    oAer wantons) And Aey’re excited the victory.    Sporing Mr Mahare* madritens from Boston are (from toft) Dr. Mteh    far you. k was such m honor to nm.” Tossing aside his shield and armor.    Arena, Dannto Holman, Doug Louuduy, MorodMh PAtoruan and BB    Holden    agreed. was probably ane Phadspptdes set aff and ram the 40 Holden (not factored— Karumn Wtaon and Bart WhMhvf.    af Ae    farts    of    my hfa. I tho* kilometers (nearly 25 males). arriving has a holiday far Jan about every can- Whik it is fast sri much afd is down- the neat thing was the spectators rn the city breathless. He appeared    ccavabtc occaaaon (Ae occasions are    hiH it abo has a series of tofts—Ae    scnaaaa^ Hoe crazy. That helped me before the elders there, exclaimed    usually Revoiahnnwy War rrilatnrf).    Newton Hills — that nmst be con-    ran Ae first eight miles — I felt like I "Rejoice, vee conquer!", aud then    The race also traditionally begins at    quered re a tndy cksperat tin* to Ae    was flying. I was givii^ hgb-fives to dropped dead.    noon, h odd Ane far a race. consider-    taoe. Hie first of Ae faar hA Ibis Ae    al af Ae kids, too?” ng ft wans April afreooan can be dead-    runner at about node 16, when yoa’ie    For Flame, topping Boston wffl be I can rehrie to AaL    }y to Ae long dtoaaoe namer.    rraDy starting to fad Ae bum. After    tough. Not Ac “R^cace, me compar tot    Getting    raadf    two more hrts. the adamnus “Heart- “h was the togtoigto of my running —Ae dropping dead pact    Bat Ais year, warm weather was break HilT has to be riarhnri — Aal emeer—to be a part of the 100th nn- You see, I was one of Ae 40,000-    not a concern. Batoon had received 14    strikes you at abet* the 20 mde amrit,    ni^ It was a lot like running in a ptos arenas to trite pm April 15 re Ae    inches of mow just tot days before the    NonaaBy, 20 miles is where nrenrn    parade." 100A naaang of Ae BAA. “Beatae”    nee, and then ram and cold tempera-    can hit what is known as The Waft.” It    The organization and support of the MaraAon, Ae world’s alden and most    lures persisted until the night before    is an extreme feeling of fatigue and    race volunteers struck a chord with prestigious mmrihna And with me    Ae event. Then a miracle happened    discomfort that comes when glycogen    Hobnail. “You hear about the Boston from New Banriris and Conto Coon-    —Ae clouds parted that Monday    suppbes rn your muscles are depleted,    people beng rude, but it put to rest ty were ax oAer comprint*: people—    morning of the race, the sun shone    Pheidippides Int The WaB” to a big    that cbdri. I don't know of any race McrahA PaWnran. Bill Holden, Dr.    (temperatures stayed to Ae 40s and    way .Anyhow, for “Heartbreak HOT    where Ae volunteers were as friendly Mach Fame Deans Hohnan, Kar-    50s) md the I OOfhrurnng was blessed    lobe located at that point in Ae course    as tint ane. Overall, it was, without a men Wilson and Bert Whitaker—all    with near-perfect marathon weather    is a crud joke, and many races have    doubt, Ae greatest running event I've of whom can now boast of funning    I along with marry of the mimers,    been won and Ion there. After "Heart- ever hem involved with.*' the T00A Bornan.”    began    Ae    day    in Boston Common,    break” the course is downhill most of    Wilson unpeeled Ae 100th Boston lf we teem a ba snug, Ate's because    where raoe officials had procured more    the way into Boston, where runners    Marathon would be special, and that's Ais was a very aecial race. It eras    «*w» OOO buses to transport runners to    finish on Boylston Si it’s a famous    why she ran. “When I first starting hyped by Ae BAA. (Bouton AAiehc    Ae starting line m Hopkinton, Ae ira-    course and loved and hated by loaners    running marathons a couple of years Association), Runner's World anga- dtoonal startmg point west of Boston, around Ae globe.    ago    (she’s nm nine), it (running the zareandotherpriAcJtionsfor Ae bat    We left Boston Common early md    Uh    tams    100A) was something I wanted to do. two years, and lunnm from across Ae arrived, with tens of thousands of adv    But the Boston Marathon may be And it was unbelievable.'' country and Ae world vowed to qual-    cr runners md volunteers, nearly three    best known for its fans, who Ais year    Boston was my fouiA marathon — ify for and ma Ae even    hows before Ae suet Officials steered lined the route from Hopkinton, Ae fewest among those from this area It was truly rn international field,    (that s what we feh like — steer*) into    through Framingham and Natick, to    —but it too may be my favorite for a too. Of the 40,000 or so official    an “Athlete’s Village” (definition —    Wellesley, Newton and into Boston,    fang tune to come. Although we all entrants (there were aa estimated    holding tank) where we fought far a    They cheered for the elite runners    nm for pleasure and not for personal lOjOOO‘Aandto”—namers who jump    (fry patch of ground to sit on and rest    (Kenya's Moses Tantn was Ae men’s    records (too many runners on the jato Ae race from Ae ridrltots—Aal    before Ae race began. While a tale    winner, and Germany’s Uta Piping    course! X k still will be hard to find a took pattX lOjOOO or so were from oA-    rimrtmphntac, mon runners survived    won her third straight laurel wreath),    race as full of meaning, excitement er countries.    Ae village unscathed and were led    the wheelchair athletes, and even the    and history as the 100th Boston. The race imrif is held mrairily on    uncured to Ae stere    middle-of-Ae-pack runners like me.    “I still thmk about it a lot,” Patterson Rtofof*thy, ahirh marthahcifoy to    Tim cowrie    And from what I ve been told, the and. Mmmdaate Ai,ualy, hfraanchnscBs    The Boston course itself is tricky, spectators (which were estimated at So do I._ We’ll miss you Un! — New Braunfels Running ClubGet informed on local events, news and happenings. Subscribe to the Herald-Zeitung today. Call 625-9144 or (Metro) 606-0846605 Qlorim • Seguin • 379*1257June 2-3_"Brie's Birthday Bus." Marskvie, La. - Lodging, meals, new Grand Hotel & Casina $49.June 14_"New Payers bfantT, Lake Charles. Buffet & fun. $18.July 14_"New Pmty Bus". Kinder Casino. $10 Aug. 18-20 -"Four Casinos'. Meals, lodging, Kinder Lake Charles, Bde of Balon Rouge & Cypress Bayou. $45 June 23-27."Esoorted Las Vegas". 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