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Below are the Latest Marathon stats:

  • Marathon: #120
  • Date: Friday July 2nd 2010
  • Course: Calgary Pathways Marathon
  • Run time: 5hr 33min 53sec (See Garmin Connect)
  • Aver. Heart Rate: 96BPM
  • Temperature C: 11C
  • Distance covered to date: 5064.0km (3144.0ml)
  • Total number of runners: 2

This morning, Sue dropped me off at the Mazda dealer. I picked up a sporty little Mazda 3 as my rental. I'll keep this until the RX8 Pace car has a new engine, probably in a couple of weeks. I headed to the Shouldice Pool and started my pathways run at 8.30am. It was overcast and around 15C, a perfect day for a run. After coffee and a muffin at the Good Earth cafe, I took the pathway shown to me by Runner Ev on Tuesday. Along the way, I met Runner Florin who was running the route as well. Florin had been following me on the website and was going to email about a run. He was from Romania and had been teaching at Chaparral School. He also had a degree in Psychology and I asked him point blank if he thought I was nuts. He said that by the strict medical definition I wasn't. Good news. Then I asked him if I was addicted or had an obsession about running. He said only if it had an over whelming impact on my life. Time for a second opinion.

After lunch, at the Good Earth, I met Becky and Kevin. These two individuals were informing the public about the Canadian Red Cross. I stopped for a chat and they explained some of the areas in which the Red Cross work. I then talked about what I was doing and Kevin got out his cheque book and wrote a cheque for $50 to Right To Play. Amazing.

Must wrap the blog up now, Sue and I have a World Cup footy marathon to watch. Brazil vs. Netherlands and Ghana vs. Uruguay. Should be good.

New Llama Facts

Thanks to "Team Llama" at Ecole Sam Livingston School for the latest set of facts.

Fact 25: A Llamas favourite drink is coconut milk.

Quote of the Day

"Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent."

Eleanor Roosevelt

A Purple Flower, anyone know what it is?

120 Purple flower

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