Medallic Memories

Marathon Medals - click for larger image

Against all my expectations, during the past two years I've managed to stagger across the finish lines of four marathons. They've each been successively slower and in various ways successively more fun. Besides a sunburned pate plus purple toenails I brought home finisher's medals which now hang from my bedpost. When I bump them they clinkety-clank like wind chimes on steroids:

And then there was a single ultramarathon that, instead of a metallic residue, yielded a technical running shirt and two hats:

(click on the image for a half-megabyte detailed scan; and see also WelcomeToTheClub (11 Jun 2003), ... )

TopicRunning - TopicPersonalHistory - 2004-08-22

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