View running adventures from Greg Schnoor - a non-runner who turned to ultramarathon running after being diagnosed with malignant brain cancer.

2014 Albany Marathon

The 2014 Albany Marathon was officially my first marathon that I completed.  Months before it I had ran my first marathon, the 2013 Pensacola Marathon, but I ended up collapsing and passing out about a quarter mile from the finish line and was taken to the emergency room by ambulance.  After looking around for a marathon to do relatively soon, I ended up signing up for the Albany Marathon after a recommendation from Paul at Running Wild.  Choosing the Albany Marathon worked out great as another runner in my training group, Lesley, signed up for the race as well in effort to qualify for the Boston Marathon. Once I got to the hotel and checked in, I went to the...

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