Fueled by Intention: A Marathoner’s Perspective

Fueled by Intention: A Marathoner’s Perspective By Charlene Trinh The Road to Boston Starts with an Intention   As a marathoner who has run 12 marathons in the last 6 years, 4 of which were at the Boston Marathon, I find that my practice of setting intentionsas part of my training preparations has served me tremendously. To be able to experience the Boston Marathon on race day was a dream come true for me.  Andhaving my first experience of it be in 2014, the year after the bombing, was both emotional and unforgettable.  I can still recall, standing there at the start line, it felt like the entire City’s population and the world’s running community were all united under one giant intention of “Boston Strong”. The early morning air was electric, charged with the thunderous clapping of excited spectators lined 3-rows deep, and the jostling of runners’ bodies as they worked to stay warm. I was nervous, and knew that…