Greg Meyer is a connoisseur of the premarathon pasta dinner ritual.
The last American man to win the Boston Marathon, Meyer has loaded up on carbohydrates countless times in his running career.
Usually, the food at such dinners is average at best, he said. It’s consumed more for fuel than as a gourmet treat.
But Meyer was all raves Sunday evening at this year’s pasta dinner for registered runners of the 117th Boston Marathon at City Hall, calling the meal “one of the best” prerace meals he’s tasted.
“This is terrific — unbelievably good,” said Meyer, who won the men’s division in 1983. “I feel like I’m in the North End.”
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