irun2much
daniellethesheep:

rockys-cock:

This picture was too good for me not to share. 
This is Chris Dobens, creator of the Boston Strong T shirt campaign, embracing his girlfriend,Emily Engelhardt, who was injured in last year’s marathon bombing, right before she crosses the finish line. 
This picture is, in my opinion, one of the most important ones taken today. 


Alright so I reblogged this a couple times but like I’ve been thinking about this pic all day. It’s just so beautiful. Both of their expressions are just amazing.

daniellethesheep:

rockys-cock:

This picture was too good for me not to share. 

This is Chris Dobens, creator of the Boston Strong T shirt campaign, embracing his girlfriend,Emily Engelhardt, who was injured in last year’s marathon bombing, right before she crosses the finish line. 

This picture is, in my opinion, one of the most important ones taken today. 

Alright so I reblogged this a couple times but like I’ve been thinking about this pic all day. It’s just so beautiful. Both of their expressions are just amazing.

confessionsofatypeathlete
confessionsofatypeathlete:

mattstriathlon:

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/team-hoyt-run-boston-marathon/t/story?id=23288967

Team Hoyt has become a fixture on the Boston Marathon course, but after running it more than 30 times, the father-and-son team has decided it’s time to say goodbye.

Dick Hoyt pushed his son, Rick, who has cerebral palsy, in a wheelchair for their first race in 1977. It was a five-miler, but soon the duo went on to compete in 1,100 athletic events, including more than 30 Boston Marathons. But now that Dick Hoyt is 74 and Rick is 52, they believe it’s time to slow down.

For Dick Hoyt, the best part has been watching people first accept Rick and then embrace him.

“When Rick was born, they said, ‘Forget him. Put him away. Put him in an institution. He’s going to be nothing but a vegetable for the rest of his life,’” Dick Hoyt told ABC News. “And here he is. He’s 52 years old and we haven’t figured out what kind of vegetable he is yet.”

Such an inspiring story

Always brings tears to my eyes.

confessionsofatypeathlete:

mattstriathlon:

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/team-hoyt-run-boston-marathon/t/story?id=23288967

Team Hoyt has become a fixture on the Boston Marathon course, but after running it more than 30 times, the father-and-son team has decided it’s time to say goodbye.

Dick Hoyt pushed his son, Rick, who has cerebral palsy, in a wheelchair for their first race in 1977. It was a five-miler, but soon the duo went on to compete in 1,100 athletic events, including more than 30 Boston Marathons. But now that Dick Hoyt is 74 and Rick is 52, they believe it’s time to slow down.

For Dick Hoyt, the best part has been watching people first accept Rick and then embrace him.

“When Rick was born, they said, ‘Forget him. Put him away. Put him in an institution. He’s going to be nothing but a vegetable for the rest of his life,’” Dick Hoyt told ABC News. “And here he is. He’s 52 years old and we haven’t figured out what kind of vegetable he is yet.”

Such an inspiring story

Always brings tears to my eyes.