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Saturday, October 07, 2006

Follow the Ultra Marathon Man's Journey

Karno is attempting to run 50 marathons in 50 States in 50 days - a marathon a day for 50 days. Follow his journey here. I think it's not a problem for him. Fully intending to run no less than 10K this morn, I braved it out of the door and was immediately confronted with the haze too thick to run. Since I was already up, I drove to the Bukit Aman car park and my partner was already there in his car. No one else was there except for the 6am group who have already taken to the roads. A while later another runner arrived and we decided that we better call it off - the air quality didn't improve as I drove down to KL and it certainly smelled a bit. Instead we adjourned for breakfast at the Pudu Chinese Village. Arriving home, I cleaned the whole house, upstairs and downstairs (vacuumed, mopped and scrubbed the bathrooms). My eyes have been itching for the past 3 days. I don't know if it's a coincidence with the haze.

The evening saw a much improved situation. The skies were completely clear - so clear that we saw cloud formations and the contrails of an airliner! What the hell?!


  • Ya lah..hv to take care of our health,can't take risk to run LSD in haze condition.DK hv a scare,but glad recover to normal b4 celebrate tang long BBQ.

    This morning also,lucky after finish,haze return,sipeh jialat...!!

    By Blogger Tey, at 1:09 PM  

  • hahhaa what a coincidence.. i just blogged abt him yesterday... will buy the book soon.. must b a good reading. check his website here and look at the video section. Look out for his apperance in the David Letterman show. This guy not only do really really long ru he has good sense of humor too :)

    By Blogger PrincessRen, at 10:46 AM  

  • carboman, keep on running. it cud be 5km in 5 days, cud be 50km in 5 days...it doesnt matter, just keep on running!!!!

    By Blogger C-CUBE, at 9:10 PM  

  • Tey: Yup, passion tempered with a bit of caution is always prudent

    PrincessRen: Yup, I've got the book

    CCUBE: Run on. If not physically, in my dreams! I'm logging close to 100K a week if you count the dreams I have!

    By Blogger Carboman, at 9:55 PM  

  • Karno's book is inspiring. I'm almost finished it. Oddly, I'm glad he MTB, surfs, and does trailing running not just running, as I am not in love with running, just outdoor challenges. That said, I'll be running up to Genting Casino 1/2 marathon tonight. Steve

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11:35 AM  

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