HBS students and staff are strongly represented at this year’s marathon. Get to know the athletes among you!
Name: Kendall Bodnar (Partner, NE)
Running experience: First Boston, Sixth Marathon
Bib Number: 27577
Race kit (so the fans can identify you!): Naval Postgraduate School Jersey (Blue and Gold Running Tank Top) and grey running shorts.
Race goals: Sub 3:30
Anything else we should know? Several of us will be running from NPS. We are raising money for the Marine Semper Fi fund and the Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Fund. Four of us will be running the Big Sur Marathon six days later as part of the Boston to Big Sur Challenge.
Name: Jenny Everett (OJ)
Running experience: Third marathon, first Boston Marathon. As I get older and slower, I try to make it up in distance..
Bib Number: 12051
Race kit: I want to wear my Section J T-Shirt, but cotton T-shirts and marathons don’t typically mix well. ÿIt will be a game day decision.
Race goals: Finish and walk like a normal person the next day.
Anything else we should know? Good luck everyone!
Name: Andrew Hill (OE)
Running experience: Ran cross country and track in college; ran Boston last year in 2:30:13
Bib Number: 1055
Race kit: Blue BAA singlet with a unicorn on it
Race goals: Training has been inconsistent so I just want to have fun out there. Anything under 2:40 would be great.
Anything else we should know? Stephen Colbert mentioned me by name on his Twitter feed after last year’s race. it was almost better than finishing!
Name: Simonetta Piergentili (Faculty Assistant to Professors Brochet, Katz, Martinez-Jerez and Srinivasan)
Running experience: I have been running for 12 years.
Bib Number: F107
Race kit: I will be wearing a red and black team uniform. The name of the team on the front of the singlet is Whirlaway Racing team
Race goals: Under 3 hours
Name: Pat Donohue (OG)
Running experience: First Boston, but second overall marathon (NY in the fall was the first).
Bib Number: 5192
Race kit: Black running shorts, white s/s shirt, black running hat
Race goals: I’d like to go around 3:05, although I’d be happy with anything under 3:10.
Anything else we should know? Nope, that about covers it!