You don’t think you can run a marathon? Then how about a half marathon? There is a saying that goes “If you can do the math, then you can run Boston's Half Marathon on Sunday.” It’s not a well known saying, I made it up. But here are a few steps you can take so that you can run the race, even if you haven’t done any training whatsoever.
Nicole M. Pizzi runs on a Hemenway Gymnasium treadmill at the “Run for Boston” event on Wednesday, held to benefit the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Hemenway rented out all of its treadmills for the event, with all proceeds given to One Fund, the official charity set up by Governor Deval Patrick to help survivors of explosions.
Feeling festive and need a break from studying that doesn't involve you perusing the depths of the internet or eating your body weight in cereal? Then treat yourself to an excursion to one of the many ice rinks the Boston area has to offer. Although Harvard's ice rink is not currently open due to construction, there are some great options not too far from campus that promise to fulfil all the ice skating dreams you've ever had.