I once again and broke down and purchased my set of racing photos from the Chicago Marathon taken by Marathon Foto. I usually don’t buy into these schemes from professional photography companies to separate you from you dollar, but when I was emailed the set, I had to have them.
I also bought a set when I did the cross-country ski marathon in Hayward, Wisconsin. I was appalled the find that each picture in the skiing set featured a large embarrassing snotscicle. I was afraid after running 26.2 miles I might be caught with something worse.
Fortunately, this did not happen. The photos do a good job of progressing through the race. I have some pictures where I look like I am actually competing as I ran a respectable 2:00 13 mile split. Then I have many painful pictures and ones of me walking when I hit the proverbial wall and hobbled in the last ten miles. I finished with a time of 4:54.
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