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Curious photo company, they must be running HD film they can cut stills from? http://www.marathonfoto.com/

Panorama 2editb

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3 responses

  1. J Moser

    I was there. Where was my paparazzi?

    April 14, 2013 at 1:09 pm

  2. Your’s and BigK and wife names was up last night it should be up in a couple of days. 38,000 people, whew, not sure how they do it if they are all photographs. Looking forward to seeing result, keep checking back to that link, the “Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k 2013” isn’t on the list at the moment?

    April 14, 2013 at 1:32 pm

  3. 2. Bacchylides:

    The Victory Odes of Bacchylides give us more of the action. This one gives a vivid account of high-pressure racing on the up-and-down straights of a Greek track (no bends, just posts at each end). Then it moves into comedy, as the winner, smeared with oil as Greek athletes were, runs on into the crowd.

    You quick Greek, Aglaus,
    you earned the wild applause
    you stirred and fuelled
    that filled Poseidon’s field
    with roars.
    Out of the groove you moved
    as fire burns a field
    and up the track you ran and spun
    around the turn
    and back and then
    again and then again
    without a pause
    for breath, you ran
    to rising noise
    with springy poise,
    the men behind
    like panting boys.
    You cut no slack
    on every tack
    sped up and back
    and spun four times around
    the posts and down
    again.
    Your oil flew off like rain.
    You won
    by half the track
    and ran straight on
    so coyly proud
    still spraying oil
    to share the joys
    you’d won with loyal
    fans among the crowd,
    who all got spattered,
    ceased their noise
    and to a man
    they screeched aloud
    and clutched their robes
    and ran
    and scattered.

    Bacchylides, Isthmian Ode, for Aglaus of Athens, Footrace, 5BC.

    http://www.runnersgazette.com/features/greekpoem.htm

    April 15, 2013 at 8:34 pm

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