Chapter 5: Seven days to go. Will you be there?

We’re 7 days away from the big day, and my mind has finally caught up to what my legs have known for the past couple of weeks – we are SO close to finishing. While lately I have found myself and my body complaining a little more than usual, all I can attest to my…

Chapter 4: Celebrating 16 miles

This series follows Alumna Diana Chaves ’05 as she trains to run the Boston Marathon for Steppingstone. Check this space each week for a new look into her journey! This week, from Diana: Really trying to embrace my sweaty glow after a long run. I completed my first ever 16 mile long run this past…

Chapter 3: Halfway there!

Marathon countdown: 61 days! Can you tell I’m happy to finally be able to do my morning runs outside without freezing? Almost at the halfway point in my training plan AND our fundraising goal! Truly falling in love with this journey and so incredibly grateful to have all of your support along the way. Happy Valentine’s…

Chapter 2: Why I’m running the Boston Marathon.

“So what are you running for again? What does Steppingstone do?” In the past few weeks, I have really been put to the test, and it has not been for my running performance, but rather my elevator speech. I’ll confess, my wordiness has made it difficult to fit all of this in a one minute pitch:…

Chapter 1: Marathon training at 8,661 feet

This new series will follow Alumna Diana Chaves ’05 as she trains to run the Boston Marathon for Steppingstone. Check this space each week for a new look into her journey! When a tree falls on you, you keep running … just kidding it barely touched me, I’m too short. All jokes aside, this picture…