Since she came to Boston College a year late as a transfer, Shannon Kelly is trying to make up for lost time by participating in the typical BC traditions.
A week after Marathon Monday, The Heights follows up with seven BC student runners.
Every time the Boston Marathon rolls around, BC advertises and supports the sport of running. But for the other 364 days of the year, the school fails to live up to its name.
In high school, Carson Truesdell ran across the Grand Canyon for the adventure of it, and now he’s pushing himself to run the Boston Marathon under 02:30:00.
After 400 miles, 20 weeks of training, and $10,000 worth of fundraising, Maddie Perlewitz is finally reaching her ultimate goal: running the Boston Marathon.
On top of training for the Boston Marathon, Emma Howe has two internships and performed in the theatre department’s production of Kingdom City.
Bennet Johnson is running the Boston Marathon to raise money for the Special Olympics and to help people like his brother, who has autism.
A month before the Boston Marathon, Kathryn Lieder suffered a horribly-timed knee injury, but she’s worked through it and is still running this Monday.
As a French major who trained partly in Grenoble, Hannah Bowlin focuses on ‘la descente,’ her mantra that reminds her that every hill has a valley.
While Andrew Orpik may have not made a name for himself in the NHL like his brother, his work off the ice has sculpted him into a role model.