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Ben Higgins
post Aug 7 2013, 10:20 AM
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Get a load of this.. The Barkley Marathon, a top secret endurance of over 100 miles.... held every year in Tennessee.

http://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/blogs/world-...-130954644.html

It actually sounds quite exciting - not that I could ever do something like that !! tongue.gif


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post Aug 7 2013, 10:44 AM
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Wow thats amazing !

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post Aug 7 2013, 05:38 PM
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Crazy!!

My former boss is a die hard marathon freak and he even finished a 100k race once. Needless to say, his legs hurt for like a week biggrin.gif


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post Aug 7 2013, 07:07 PM
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the start being signalled by the lighting of a cigarette


okay.... that is probably the coolest way to start any sporting event ever smile.gif


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post Aug 7 2013, 08:38 PM
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I'd like to participate and I would definately win the race, but I don't have a car so I guess I'm not able to join wink.gif


2 and 3 finishers the last 2 years rolleyes.gif

http://www.mattmahoney.net/barkley/


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post Aug 8 2013, 10:26 AM
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QUOTE (Ulrik @ Aug 7 2013, 08:38 PM) *
I'd like to participate and I would definately win the race, but I don't have a car so I guess I'm not able to join wink.gif


2 and 3 finishers the last 2 years rolleyes.gif

http://www.mattmahoney.net/barkley/


I don't think a car would do you any good on that terrain !! rolleyes.gif


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post Aug 8 2013, 03:46 PM
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QUOTE (Ben Higgins @ Aug 8 2013, 11:26 AM) *
I don't think a car would do you any good on that terrain !! rolleyes.gif


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