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"....so fast your feet won't touch the ground!"

We went to see the London marathon on Sunday and support our daughter who was competing in the race.

 

The top athletes are almost invariably African (or of African descent), and one of their most noticeable attributes is the way that they make running look so effortless - they seem to 'glide' over the ground (full shot in comments below). This is Atsede Baysa (Ethiopia) at the 30km (nearly 19 miles) point in the race. She finished as the 9th woman in 2h 25min 59 sec just over 7 mins behind the women's winner, Mary Keitany from Kenya.

 

Our daughter? She came 5,037 overall, the 758th woman in 3:32:45 - a personal best.

Me? No way - I'd still be out there somewhere!

 

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Taken on April 22, 2012