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Monday, June 6, 2011

He Ran HOW Fast??

Newport Marathon

Newport, Oregon
June 4, 2011

My friend since junior high ran the marathon in 2:36:25 at about a 5:58 pace.

And this is how he got second place overall.

Excuse me while I pick up my jaw. It dropped on the floor. Yeah, that is faster than my half marathon PR that I set in Eugene. Of course he ran the Eugene half this year in 1:13:47 which is around my 10K PR.

I'm in awe!    ........I have A LOT of work to do.


  1. Jeesh.

    I usually read your blog in a reader, so I just have to say that I love your new header!

  2. That is stinkin fast. how cool would it be to run that fast

  3. What up Speedy McSpeedster?? I don't know how people run that fast and I'm always amazed. Good for him! :)

  4. Oh MY!! This is amazing!!! Wow!!

  5. WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAT? I can't even fathom running a mile at that pace!


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