Dr. Feldman was featured in this Telegram article.
Neil Feldman and James Hughes, of Boylston, have finished Boston seven and six times, respectively. Feldman was running for Team Hoyt, the father-son team of Dick and Rick Hoyt, which, according to its website, strives to help those who are physically disabled become active members of the community.
The 41-year-old Feldman and the 39-year-old Hughes, both Boston Marathon qualifiers, finished in 3:27:56 and 3:16:10, respectively.
Feldman, a podiatrist and director of Central Mass Podiatry, is a tri-athlete and ultra-marathoner. He knew, as did Hughes, that no personal records were going to be set at this year’s Boston.
“It was hot, and there was no way to keep your body temperature down,” Feldman said. “Jim (Hughes) and I had trained and were looking for under three hours.
“We ran smart, so we could live to run another day,” he said. “Anybody who tried to push it today was going to end up walking. We just tried to keep it steady.This entry was posted in Boston Marathon, Dr. Neil Feldman, Running, Sports Psychology. Bookmark the permalink.