It took me 33 years but I have finally achieved my life’s goal of walking barefoot on all 7 continents. It happened twice actually, before and after the marathon while changing my shoes. So how was it many have asked?
Antarctica is a great place since basically there are no humans (save for a few bases doing scientific research). The marathon was more like an eco-challenge. Did a time of 6:22:48, sure that sounds slow but the winner did 4 hours and he usually does a 2:15 marathon. Basically lots of mud, snow, ice, rocks, hills and then a GLAICER! Yes a glacier we had to climb up for over a mile and a half. Then down. Then again! Got my sneaker pulled off my mud and such but it was so much fun! Finished I think 113 out of 180 (200 started), Linda did about 50 minutes faster and was in the top 60! Awesome!!!
In one day two life goals accomplished, visiting the 7th continent and running my first marathon. I also peed on all 7 continents and made a cell phone call on all 7 continents (the Russian base on King George Island had a tower, go figure.) I maybe the first to have done that!
Well back and better than ever. Techie posts resume tomorrow.
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