Medallic Memories

^z 14th January 2024 at 12:08pm

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:

  • Hinte Anderson Trail Run (16th annual, 27 Mar 2004)HAT Run 2004

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

TopicRunning - TopicPersonalHistory - 2004-08-22

(correlates: Running2006Analysis, DickersonZimmermannFamilyPhoto2006, CastingShadows, ...)