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Born to run (Not A GoRe Article)
Sac Bee ^
| John Schumacher
Posted on 06/28/2002 9:39:41 AM PDT by NormsRevenge
Edited on 04/12/2004 5:39:52 PM PDT by Jim Robinson.
As the sun heads for the horizon on a warm, breezy evening at Beals Point, five women in running shorts focus on the challenge of a lifetime.
The bond they've built in nearly six months of training together has been strengthened by a coach fighting cancer, an encounter with a bear during a run, and the tears and laughter that come with sacrificing so much to chase a dream.
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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 100miles; endurance; marathon
Their reward? A silver buckle if they finish in 24 hours, or a brass buckle if they reach the finish before the 30-hour cutoff.
100 Miles ... Nyaahhhhh!
It's insane, because that type of training is a tremendous stress on the body. Wanna bet that 5 years from now most of them have severe arthritis in the knees, at best?
posted on 06/28/2002 9:43:52 AM PDT
There bodies are in no way prepared for the strain, I agree. They are nuts!!
Says one gal, "It just hit me. We'll all be under this moon running. It's exciting."...DUHHH!!!!
Im shur they will all be watch closely. I doubt they'll be doing the Death Valley Run anytime soon. But Who Knows?
I used to run a bit myself but I don't where I'd put the cooler full of beer If I tried it :-|
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