Saturday, June 04, 2005

Going the extra mile

Running a mile itself normally takes me 8 minutes, but running mile no. 27 would require about 20 minutes if I could still move!

Extra Mile Upsets Marathoners in Chicago
Fri Jun 3, 8:22 PM ET
Associated Press
CHICAGO - Any marathon is a grueling test of physical and mental endurance, but Chicago's Lakeshore Marathon was extra tough this year: The course was inadvertently set a mile too long.
More than 500 runners finished the Memorial Day race, running 27.2 miles instead of the standard 26.2.


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