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on second thought

Geoff Smith on the road back

Geoff Smith, a man who generally knows the course and how to cover it quickly, isn’t certain where his new road leads or how fast he can go. He only knows for sure that he wants to try.

Smith, who turned age 60 last month, has the itch to race again, that aching, oft-addictive runner’s urge to cover the 26 miles from Hopkinton to Boston next April, as he did some 30 years ago, and he’d like it to be the centerpiece of a personal and professional renaissance.

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