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Subject:  RR: Cooper River Bridge Run XXXVI Date:  4/7/2013  11:34 PM
Author:  WhiteHatBobby Number:  23454 of 23859

Tenth Attempt / Ninth Start

Best time: 1:03:25 (2009)
Last year: 1:36:20
2013 time: 1:07:04

The second "running major" of the year didn't feel like the second, following the Myrtle Beach disaster that had me on the paraphets of Castel Sant'Angelo (which the Palmetto Opera company board member and I had a little laugh when she caught my Tosca reference -- it resulted in a complimentary ticket for the opera!) that has me looking to find a marathon for my major.

The marathon in my majors is undecided as of this time. September in Darlington (a new marathon, the race starts at the Weatherly Museum and ends at Darlington Raceway's start-finish line, an event they're trying to see if it can replace NASCAR's fourth major, which moved to Fort Worth, TX, in 2005 following a lawsuit) and December at Kiawah (a long-established marathon, the oldest active marathon in the state -- new course in 2012) are both being considered for the fourth major. The third and fourth majors are to stay the same -- the Peachtree (in the lottery, made it) and