Boston Marathoner recalls her first-time experience

Posted May 2, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Long-time running enthusiast Crystal Boyt, who is a third grade teacher at Eugene Field Elementary, recently ran in the 2016 Boston Marathon. It was her first time making the 26.2 mile trek alongside 30,000 runners and the experience was amazing, she said.

“I qualified by meeting the necessary time at a 2014 marathon I ran in Kansas City,” Boyt said. “I received the letter back in September inviting me to take part in this year’s Boston Marathon.”

It was Boyt’s first time taking part in the Boston Marathon and third overall marathon she’s competed in.

In Boston, Boyt toured the town, met Meb Keflezighi, the 2014 Boston Marathon winner and took in all

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