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Old 03-28-04, 09:33 PM
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Have you run a marathon?

I just ran my first 8k race (usually do 5k) and it seems like every race in Chicago is geared toward the Chicago marathon. Of course, if I keep running I'll get better times and prepare myself for longer distances.

So anyway -- have you run a marathon? Seems like a lot of people here in Chicago have (I think each year 40,000 people run it, of which I bet 30,000 are from Chicago)
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Old 03-28-04, 09:36 PM
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No and I doubt I could even walk a marathon
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Old 03-28-04, 09:57 PM
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Yes!

Marine Corps Marathon in DC twice
Rock N Roll Marathon in SD once
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Old 03-28-04, 10:03 PM
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No, but I've seen quite a few on TV.
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Old 03-28-04, 10:27 PM
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I don't think I've even ran a cumulative marathon over the course of my lifetime.
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Old 03-29-04, 01:17 AM
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I ran in my fourth marathon a couple months ago.
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Old 03-29-04, 10:40 AM
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Yes!

Marine Corps Marathon in DC twice
I ran the Marine Corps, from different mile posts to cheer on some friends . There is no way I could actually run a marathon...I just get really bored with running...there isn't anything I have found that take care of it.
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no
but i did stay at a holiday inn express lastnight
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Old 03-29-04, 11:05 AM
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but i did stay at a holiday inn express lastnight
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Old 03-29-04, 12:17 PM
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Ran the following:
Dallas Marathon in 1996
The Boston Marathon in 1997
Austin Marathon in 1999

26.2 miles in one big long run is quite a feat.
Incredible sense of accomplishment after you
have finished. You need at least 3-6 months of
training to build up for it.

These days I just run to stay trim.
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Old 03-29-04, 12:19 PM
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now your getting the idea
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Old 03-29-04, 12:31 PM
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No marathon yet, but I have done a 1/2-marathon.
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Old 03-29-04, 01:24 PM
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Yeah i ran at the LA marathon this year.. man i wasn't prepared for it... but it was incredible, felt real cool about finishing it... (and of course had the right to boast around ^_^)..haha.. do one.. if you can.. just for the heck of it..
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Old 03-29-04, 02:21 PM
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I ran a marathon during the senior year in High School 13 years ago. Got in at 4 hours and 11 minutes. A year after I was in college and started smoking and drinking heavily. Things went downhill from there.
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