“Rainy, chilly weather didn’t deter more than a thousand runners from participating in the inaugural Onward Shay! Boise Marathon and Half Marathon Sunday afternoon. The race, which stretched along the Boise Greenbelt, through downtown and into the city’s historic North End, was certified as a Boston Marathon qualifier.” Read the full story and watch the video on KTVB.
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“The Wizard of Oz lion (Alex Anderson)- not lacking courage today – led the start in the inaugural Onward Shay! Boise Marathon, featuring both a half and full marathon course through Boise neighborhoods and along the Greenbelt. Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016.” See the full article on the Idaho Statesman.
“Thousands will join some of the biggest names in marathon running for the first Onward Shay! Marathon on October 30th. It’s a marathon that is just as much about love for a lost partner as it is about running. Shay Hirsch spent her entire life in the Treasure Valley. She loved the city of Boise and spent most of her time running or training for marathons. When people thought of Shay two things came to mind: … Continued
“Twenty-eight years ago, a strikingly beautiful woman with long dark hair and piercing blue eyes exchanged glances with a man. She didn’t know this, but he had been single for so long that his friends thought he would be that way forever. He loves telling this story. “She said (the look) was very powerful, and all of a sudden (she) felt very uncomfortable and just kept walking. And so, being me, which probably means persistent … Continued