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I Want to Run a Marathon

Not gonna happen. But my daughter's SO is running his second 100 mile (not kilometer) race this weekend.

I was there for the first one and when he came across the finish line, he looked tired, but not as tired as I expected.

As I recall, he did it in about 17 hours. The most elite runners can do it in 12 hours, the least in 48 hours. An article by a man who has done it said his fitness monitor reported he'd used 11,000 calories.
Doomflower · 36-40, F
I am sad I don't ever run a marathon. My bones just don't cooperate
MethDozer · M
That's insane. Cool, but insane.
Mamapolo2016 · 70-79, F
[@521796,MethDozer] My take exactly.
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Yikes. I do marathons but 100 miles is a whole different deal. That sounds about right on the calories.
Mamapolo2016 · 70-79, F
They run ... for 17 hours more or less. Brief stops for hydration and food ... how is that even humanly possible?[@2011,Wilbury]

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