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Women’s Running To Present The Boston Marathon Seminar Series

Runner’s Seminar Series Presented By Women’s Running

Seminar Series location: Waterfront Ballroom at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, Mass.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

10–10:45 a.m.: Reflections and Advice from Past Champions

Speakers: Jacqueline Hansen, 1973; Sara Mae Berman, 1969, ’70 and ’71; Geoff Smith, 1984 and ’85; Jack Fultz, 1976 and other Boston champions share their stories of training and triumph in the Boston Marathon.

11–11:45 a.m.: Reflections from Past Champions – Class of 1968

Speakers: Amby Burfoot and Bobbi Gibb.

12–12:45 p.m.: Pushing Boundaries: Insight from an Elite Runner on What it Takes to Succeed

Elite American marathoner Jordan Hasay gives runners an exclusive look into her past and present with a showing of her bio documentary, Boundaries, followed by a live Q&A focused on the Boston Marathon experience.

1–1:45 p.m.: Boston Marathon Race Management Team: Course Preview and Q&A

Boston Marathon Race Director Dave McGillivray and B.A.A. Director of Operations Doug Flannery give a course preview and highlight helpful hints as runners make their final race preparations.

2–2:45 p.m.: History of the Women’s Marathon

Speakers: Women’s Running editors and guests.

3–3:45 p.m.: Rising Above Hardships: aka R.A.H.

Inspirational words from 2017 Boston Marathon icon Marine Veteran Staff Sergeant Jose Luis Sanchez.

4–4:45 p.m.: Balance, Mindfulness and How to Inspire Your Running

Speaker: Roisin McGettigan-Dumas.

5–5:45 p.m.: How Top Women Runners Stay Competitive For a Lifetime

Speaker: Jonathan Beverly.

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Team WR represents the Women's Running staff and community behind the magazine and womensrunning.com. The team was created in July 2014 when Women's Running underwent its first re-design since it debuted in 2009. Collectively, Team WR has run everything, from marathon, to half, to novelty runs, to ultras, to 10K and 5K races, to obstacle events, to triathlons.