The other side of the water cup

Metrowest Daily News — 03/27/2011
Featured runner: Michelle McElroy, Framingham

Next in a series of profiles on local runners in this year’s Marathon

Who are you running for?

My work, the Framingham History Center.

How has training been for you this winter?

I started running last May, so running in the winter was new to me, and, of course, it’s been the worst winter in years. It’s been quite an experience, especially in January and February. I’d put on my neon jacket and would be out there running in the dark before work in minus-11 temperatures. I’ve been salted and sanded by passing trucks and wore screws on my shoes to keep from slipping on the ice. The weekly snowstorms that we were getting at one point were a nightmare. Read more >>