Myers successfully completes first Boston Marathon run

Sandy Myers has added her name to the list of Clermont countians who qualified for and competed in the Boston Marathon.

Myers’ achievement of qualifying for the prestigious 26.2-mile run is remarkable considering she began running less than three years ago.

The Miami Township resident qualified for Boston by her time in the 2006 Flying Pig Marathon. Competing in her first-ever marathon in the 45-49 women’s age division. She completed the course in 3-hours, 56-minutes, 27-seconds.

“I was thrilled to qualify,” she said.

She decided to make an effort at distance running when her children suggested she give it a try. Both Chris, a senior, and April, a junior, compete as members of the Milford High School cross country program.