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Swan Lake Marathon

Sunday, June 08, 2014

i've had a desire to do a back to back marathon for many years I'd tried it in 2011 but was not successful. So had to get in better shape physically & mentally Anyway on Sunday completed Swan Lake marathon in Viborg, SD and accomplished my goal. While the marathon on Sat was run on concrete & asphalt, this was run mainly on unpaved/gravel roads The event has a full & a half There was a beautiful mist hovering around the lake in the early morning The birds were making a lot of noises - during the day the geese (that's what they looked like to me) cheered me on with their squawking while hovering around the watering holes. A herd of cows which included their calves rushed to the fence to cheer me (Not really - the cows starting running to an area of the pasture & I wondered what stirred them, it wasn't my speed). Along the route another cow bellowed "mooooove". Yes I suffer from hallucinations & insanity during these exploits I understand where the expression a 'country mile' comes from It's probably because I'm running slower, they seem longer
I was very pleased to have done this & finally achieved my goal.

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ALLYCANDOIT 6/9/2014 12:54PM

    Wow. So that was 52.2 miles? I would be dead. Literally lol emoticon

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NHES220 6/9/2014 11:52AM

    Congratulations on accomplishing your goal. You should be quite proud of yourself!
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LIFEISPURRFECT 6/9/2014 7:58AM

    Awesome job on doing back to back marathons!! emoticon emoticon That is certainly a job well done.

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MYTURNNOW2013 6/9/2014 7:46AM

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Dancing with joy at your success! Congratulations!



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THIN133 6/9/2014 7:18AM

    Congratulations ! Job well done !

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THINFITFEMINIST 6/9/2014 6:24AM

    So, if I understand you, you did a marathon on Saturday AND another one on Sunday. Wow! I wouldn't recommend this, but you survived.

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MALAMI518 6/8/2014 11:15PM

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That is very impressive! Great job!

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1CRAZYDOG 6/8/2014 9:23PM

    Awesome!!!

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SETTIMIA 6/8/2014 9:12PM

    YEAH WELL DONE

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BELLENGLISH 6/8/2014 9:11PM

    Congratulations!

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