This year's World Hunger Relief relay will be a 2 x 12 hour treadmill relay

...instead of a death-defying run back-and-forth between our two campuses (9.2 miles).  Bummer.

In fairness, the only death-defying parts of the run were the crossings (at between 9am and 3pm) of Poplar Level Rd @ Jefferson, Fern Valley Rd @ Jefferson, Outer Loop in front of Jefferson Mall, Preston Hwy near Manslick, and crossing/running along the entrance and exit ramps to the Snyder @ Preston.  Ok, so those crossings could be pretty harrowing.

In its place, my team will be running (others may be walking) on this puppy (sans TV):

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4 teams of runners or walkers will be spending 2 consecutive 12 hour days on the treadmill, relay-style.  Given my experience running 20 MILE LONG RUNS on the treadmill, I ought to be good for a 4-6 hour contribution of the two days, October 1 and 2.

More details to follow...

Racing in the Home Run (5 Miler) for the Home of the Innocents

I'm running in the Home Run for the Home of the Innocents next Saturday (October 25, 2008). This will be my first 5 mile race, ever. (Hey... automatic PR).

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