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Old 09-20-2020, 05:32 AM
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I was chatting with a customer who came through my line Friday and she mentioned that she would be participating in a run on Saturday ... from London (Ontario) to Grand Bend.

That's about 70 km (43 miles).
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Old 09-21-2020, 12:33 AM
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My little brother's wife, otherwise referred to as the "Crazy Sister-In-Law" does this for fun.
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Old 09-21-2020, 06:18 AM
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Some people have really weird definitions of fun.
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Old 09-22-2020, 09:55 AM
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I know more than one ultramarathon runner. It takes a very special kind of person to do something that crazy!!
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Old 09-22-2020, 09:44 PM
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There's a fun endorphin high that one can get used to. There's similar responses in weight lifting and eating really spicy stuff. (or other pain-inducing activity...) The wild runs are a pretty healthy way to get the rush.
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Old 09-22-2020, 10:38 PM
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I'll stick with Hot Peppers for an endorphin high, thank you.
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Old 09-23-2020, 03:25 AM
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And here I thought walking over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge was fun. Anything more than that, or doing a walk on a treadmill, is crazy.
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Old 09-25-2020, 10:47 PM
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I'll stick with Hot Peppers for an endorphin high, thank you.
For me, auto racing will do.
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Old 09-27-2020, 05:34 PM
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I would perish! The most I have done is 10 miles and that is just at a brisk walk and after that, I can't move for days!
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Old 09-28-2020, 04:08 AM
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Many MANY years ago, when I was working on that small weekly paper, I took part in a walk from Goderich to Holmesville. This is just under 15 km (9 miles). This was a WALK, not a jog or run. With a car it takes about 15 minutes.

Walking? I can't really remember. Two hours? Three? More?

All I know is that, like you, I couldn't MOVE for the next couple of days.
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