There's More To A Marathon than meets the eye. Or the running shoes. Long-distance runners know this. So do many onlookers, athletic or not. And so should anyone who is pursuing a worthy goal of any kind and wants to go the distance and accomplish what they set out to do.

Marathons—preparing for them and running in them—provide useful lessons that apply across the spectrum of life. With Boston's well-known footrace happening here April 16, it's a good time to expand on two of those lessons.

This is the end of the issue. Ready to explore further?
April 16, 2007

We'd love to hear from you!

Easily submit your testimonies, articles, and poems online.