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Marathon spirit: Three Menlo Park runners participate in the race where it all started

Original post made on Dec 12, 2007

Intrigued by the origin of the marathon — the 26.2-mile race Arlene McCarthy and I had each run elsewhere 10 times — three of us decided to enter the Nov. 4 race on the first marathon's 2500-year-old course, in Athens, Greece.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, December 12, 2007, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Rex Pechler
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Dec 12, 2007 at 10:58 pm

Nice article Mom!
Pictures that go along with this article: Web Link


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Posted by Ken
a resident of another community
on Dec 13, 2007 at 1:21 pm

Congrats Carol on a fine Marathon performance.....

Expect you back at Buck's every Wednesday 7:15 AM to share photos, stories, and run with us....

Ken


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Posted by Cara
a resident of another community
on Dec 17, 2007 at 7:47 am

Fun story! Congrats!