Tuesday, April 18, 2006

2 Guys, 7 Marathons, 7 Continents, 7 Days

Yesterday's Boston Marathon triggered memories of this story from 2003. Two British adventurers ran a marathon on all 7 continents in 7 consecutive days finishing off with the New York City Marathon. I remembered this part of the story and wondering if I would have kept going...

"Mike Stroud has started to "pass blood" in the urine. This will be the haemoglobin from red blood cells caused by the crushing of capillaries in the feet each time they hit the road."

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