Runners like to complete what they’ve started, as it’s an untidy diary with a distance undone. That’s why 55 members of the San Diego running and triathlon communities met yesterday morning at Ski Beach along Mission Bay to complete a journey they began but couldn’t complete the previous week.
Last Sunday they’d gathered in a much larger number to metaphorically “Run to Boston” in memory of and support for those who lost their lives, limbs, and innocence at the Boston Marathon finish line bombings on April 15th. That gathering in San Diego was mirrored throughout the nation and in many places around the world, for such is the fierce community spirit of runners. But it is a long 3043 miles from Ski Beach to Boylston Street in Boston, and they had only posted 2270. (more…)