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Marathon Records

How many marathons have you run? Could you do more than one in a year? How about a month? A week? This old article from The Telegraph (and recently showed up on Oddity Central at http://www.odditycentral.com/news/man-runs-370-marathons-in-one-year-proves-nothing-is-impossible.html) shows a guy running *370 marathons in a year.* The most I’ve seen a woman run was 366, and that was Annette Fredskov (http://blog.endomondo.com/2013/08/09/how-annette-fredskov-ran-366-marathons-in-365-days/)   Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/active/11561584/My-childhood-abuse-spurred-me-on-to-run-370-marathons-in-a-year.html Source: http://blog.endomondo.com/2013/08/09/how-annette-fredskov-ran-366-marathons-in-365-days/

Why I Hate Councils…

A great grandfather is seen crawling upstairs in a shocking video because council bosses won’t fit a stairlift Dundee City Council says a stairlift would be a health and safety hazard because he shares a home with his young grandson. Gordon Fraser, 73, suffers a neurological condition called torsion dystonia, which limits his movement and speech. He has fallen downstairs three times since he moved in with daughter Lucy, in Dundee, after the death of his wife in January. But the council says that because there’s a child under 10… Read more Why I Hate Councils…