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Chillag Finishes Boston, Eats Pizza

Ian Chillag

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BPP Producer Ian Chillag finished the Boston Marathon in about 3 hours and 50 minutes — all the while Tweeting and taking pictures. Ian ran with his friend Amby Burfoot who, 40 years ago, won Boston. I caught up with him as he was boarding a train back to New York. (For the record, Robert Cheruiyot won the marathon in 2 hours, 7 minutes and 46 seconds. It's his fourth win and second in a row. Dire Tune of Ethiopia won the women's race in 2 hours, 25 minutes and 25 seconds.)

Ian will have a full report on tomorrow's show, in the meantime here's a post-race lowdown:



Ian talks about finishing the Boston Marathon..



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:D Amazing, congratulations :D

Sent by Sarah Lee | 5:27 PM | 4-21-2008

I have two questions for Ian...
1) what shoes did you wear? We have a running bet...a friend of mine (who actually ran the race) says you must have worn asics...I dissent, saying they must have been mizunos; I can't fathom running more than 9 miles in anything but mizunos.
2)I was feeling pretty good about my 11 miles today until I read your sister's comment that she ran 20...what is with the Chillag family??

Sent by m.rawlins | 7:40 PM | 4-21-2008

what were the kinds of meat on your pizza? And how are those meats sitting with you now?

Sent by kata | 8:40 PM | 4-21-2008

Congrats. I'm in awe.

Sent by Nathan in Holland | 6:55 AM | 4-22-2008

FYI Amby Burfott will be inducted int the distance running hall of fame in Utica, NY this fall.

Sent by David Hollis, Hamilton, NY | 2:23 PM | 4-22-2008

IAN! Loved running with you - hope that hot dog didn't come back to hurt you! Hope you had fun and found your girlfriend! Hope to see you again in a race some day - come up to do VCM! Thanks for the entertainment and looking for food with me!

Sent by Megan Valentine | 5:13 PM | 4-22-2008