Ryan Smith has a lot going on in his life.
He was working three jobs — part-time in the admissions office at the University of Maine-Farmington, assistant coach of the Maine-Farmington track and cross country teams — and he was also working in a Chinese restaurant until he got too busy with cross country meets last month.
And he and his wife are expecting a baby in February.
And he’s been training for the Eversource Hartford Marathon — his first — with the goal of running an Olympic Trial “B” standard qualifying time of 2:19. The “B” standard gets a runner into the Olympic Trials, while the “A” standard time (2:15) gets them an all-expenses-paid trip to the...