• I did something yesterday.. something pretty intense. I ran the Long Beach Marathon. Aside from the giant sea serpents, a kraken, and a few sand monsters it was a pretty tame race. Rumor has it that the first Marathon was when a Greek messenger ran from Marathon to Athens to proclaim victory over the Persians in 490 BC. He ran the entire length (guessed at approx. 25 miles), shouted that they won, did a victory dance, and then dropped dead. Fast forward 2,503 years.…

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