First, a confession: I stole this word for word from the "WoW Power Walking" blog, dated Wednesday, June 10.
Johnny Rowe Marathon Walker
Been walking much lately? How about 3,200 kilometres? Today's Globe and Mail obituary described the life of famed Canadian walker Johnny Rowe who averaged this distance every year for 27 years and who died on May 28. According to the Globe and Mail, Rowe described marathon walking as "a chance to accomplish something without mechnical aid". I suspect he would have scoffed at those of us chained to our GPS devices.
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