January 27, 2016
Four More Years: Mike Cassidy Misses Olympic Trials Qualifier, But Finds Victory In The Journey As He Looks On To 2020
Cassidy qualified for the 2012 OT, but fighting back from chronic injury issues saw him come up short for 2016 as he ran 2:21:20 in Houston. Here, he shares that experience and whether you're an OT qualifier, a fellow near misser or a 4-hour marathoner, if you've ever shot for a goal, you'll find meaning in what he says. *LRC Archives: The Time of My Life: Staten Island Native Mike Cassidy Shares His Experience Finishing The NYC Marathon Hand-In-Hand With His Hero Meb Keflezighi Cassidy's essay after the 2013 NYC Marathon generated more than 12,000 Facebook "likes" and is still one of the most popular articles posted on LRC.
November 08, 2013
The Time of My Life: Staten Island Native Mike Cassidy Shares His Experience Finishing The NYC Marathon Hand-In-Hand With His Hero Meb Keflezighi
Having a rough day Cassidy was almost ready to drop out at 10-miles into last Sunday's ING NYC Marathon, but he pushed through adversity and ended up finishing with the "highest honor of [his] career".