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And WE thought WE were Crazy!

In a message dated 7/22/99 6:32:14 PM Pacific Daylight Time, 

<<  At 78, his pacers were
 squirting water on his hands to keep them from going numb, At 84, he had no
 feeling below his shoulders and was peeing blood.
 This was conditions that no one was used to and some serious learning went
 The woman leader at mile 40 was pulled from the race at 84 because she had
 lose 8 pounds.

Well, that does it!  And I thought WE were crazy!!  Next time I get those 
nasty little bloody patches inside my knees, or crack my helmet open on a 
tree limb and ride 40 more miles with a concussion, or throw up from 
dehydration (ok that one was similar), or stay up almost 24 hours to do a 
100, get the picture -- I'm going to pull this post out of my 
fanny pack and read it.  Ultramarathoners are even crazier than WE are!!!!


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