Wednesday, May 18, 2005

Cross-country running (and walking)

Literally: Bruce Johnson just finished his run across the whole USA.

http://home.hamptonroads.com/stories/story.cfm?story=86518&ran=15431

http://www.unitedstatesrun.com/DailyReport.htm

Meanwhile, Jesper Olsen is running around the world (currently in western Canada).

http://www.worldrun.org/dailyreports.shtml

And Gary and Paula are walking from London to Cape Town and blogging their story (now about to depart Spain):

http://constanttrek.typepad.com/constanttrek/

Amazing to read about, but not something I have an ambition to tackle ... yet. Never say never, though!

1 comment:

ruth-e said...

thanks for these links! and thanks for the continued encouragement...

i've been alternating between the treadmill and outside...outside i find harder w/ heat, pollen, and curbs...but

yesterday i ran my first uninterupted mile outside...a feat i never imagined doing in my lifetime. thanks for the inspiration...