The Baco-Thon story in the Washington Post today

by | Apr 20, 2020 | Uncategorized | 6 comments

When they postponed the Boston Marathon, I decided to create my own one-man marathon, the “Baco-Thon.” I didn’t have 500,000 screaming spectators, so I ran past everything I care about – my schools, friends’ houses, favorite haunts – to keep me going. But the response was unexpected and overwhelming. Together, we created something from nothing – something worth remembering.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2020/04/20/i-was-supposed-run-boston-marathon-today-instead-i-ran-something-better/

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6 Comments

  1. Nick Roumel

    You are an inspiration John! You gave us all something to cheer for on Saturday. Best wishes to you and your family

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  2. Homer

    Nice job John! I did chuckle about you being the only game in town. Unfortunately this is so true. Missing sports in a big way. Had several tickets to Michigan Softball which did not get to use 😪 CONGRATULATIONS and great job.

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  3. Stan Bidlack

    John,
    A great Washington Post piece. Congratulations on it, and congratulations on winning the inaugural Baco-Thon!

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  4. johnubacon

    Thanks, Nick, Homer, and Stan! Great to honor my great teachers at Clague and Huron.

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  5. JACK HAMM

    YOU ARE A GLUTTON FOR PUNISHMENT JOHN !!!! HOWEVER, YOU SHOULD BE VERY PROUD OF YOURSELF, AND I’M SURE GEORGE AND GRACE, YOUR WIFE AND SON ARE AS WELL.

    YOUR FAVORITE SPARTAN JACK HAMM

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    • johnubacon

      Great thanks, Mr. Hamm — my favorite Spartan from the beginning! Look forward to breaking bread again once this dust settles.

      Reply

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