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April 21, 2009
SPORTS/WAR: Carrying The Weight

Now this is impressive.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 9:28 AM | Other Sports • | War 2007-14 | Comments (3) | TrackBack (0)

What makes it more impressive is their time - 3:31 is a very respectable marathon in running shoes and clothes.

Posted by: wd at April 21, 2009 2:04 PM

I'm calling shenanigans on this picture -- as a runner and Marine, I don't think it's possible to run a full marathon in boots and utilities (nevermind with a pack) in 3:30. That's 8 minute pace! Plus I'm supposed to believe that there are three guys in the Army that could run 26 miles? Not sure I buy that.

Posted by: Tom at April 21, 2009 4:19 PM

A dude pushed his wife in a standard wheelchair through a marathon in 3:15 which has to be about as tiring as carrying a pack and wearing boots.

While these might be the only three people in the Army who could run 26 miles, I guarantee you won't find three Marines who can count to 26.

At least not without taking off their boots.

Posted by: SFC B at April 23, 2009 1:59 AM
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