I already have a post-requirement goal: triathlon 70.3 (half-iron). But in the course of reaching that goal, I am weighing the options for the run, and among them is training for and completing a full, building the base for it. Retired, I'd have more time to build that up.
Edited to add: the Boston Qualifying time I looked up for Kevin, and I knew it before he did, pre-Buffalo Marathon last May. And your friend happens to be in the same age group. 37 days ago