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(MSN)   This 70-year-old woman has run a marathon on every continent in one week. Subby just hopes he is still alive by that age   ( msn.com) divider line
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2017-03-19 10:14:01 AM  
You're less than one week old, Subby?
 
2017-03-19 11:04:01 AM  
has run
 
2017-03-19 12:38:30 PM  
Is she hot?

/dnrtfa
 
2017-03-19 12:42:43 PM  

abhorrent1: Is she hot?

/dnrtfa


Probably for a little while.  I'd imagine running that far burns a lot of calories.
 
2017-03-19 12:42:52 PM  
I bet most people could run a marathon in less than a week.
 
2017-03-19 12:43:39 PM  
If I get to that age and I'm that capable or I'm 90+ years old and have all my faculties I'd start messing with people.  Whenever someone would ask what I did to stay in that great of shape I'd respond with stuff like "I eat a pinecone covered in peanut butter and confetti sprinkles everyday."
 
2017-03-19 12:47:48 PM  
Subby, I have bad news for you. We ran the numbers, and the odds of reaching 70 are quit Grimm.

Next week is not looking so hot either.
 
2017-03-19 12:53:04 PM  

Curate's Keg: You're less than one week old, Subby?


img.fark.net
 
2017-03-19 01:18:43 PM  
And boy, are her arms tired.
 
2017-03-19 01:24:03 PM  
Makes sense.
 
2017-03-19 01:40:24 PM  

This text is now purple: I bet most people could run a marathon in less than a week.


Hmmm could more than 50% of the worlds population run a marathon in less than a week.  I'd like to see Vegas odds on that but I would lean more towards under.
 
2017-03-19 02:03:23 PM  
I'll celebrate my 70th this August and I have never run a single marathon.  Each of us have our own remarkable records.
 
2017-03-19 02:17:08 PM  

dkulprit: If I get to that age and I'm that capable or I'm 90+ years old and have all my faculties I'd start messing with people.  Whenever someone would ask what I did to stay in that great of shape I'd respond with stuff like "I eat a pinecone covered in peanut butter and confetti sprinkles everyday."


f*cking hipsters, just can't roll over and die in peace.
 
2017-03-19 03:39:33 PM  
No matter how farked up the headline is, that is one cool feat. I'm 56 and just carried a bag of salt for the water conditioner down into the basement and had to take a rest. I need to make some farking changes. It won't be marathons, but props to the lady.
 
2017-03-19 04:16:58 PM  
Is this a follow up to the thread where a 70 y/o woman ran 7 marathons on 7 continents?  Because I've pretty much given up on reading the articles
 
2017-03-19 04:22:00 PM  
Had the runs on every continent.
Incontinent.
 
2017-03-19 04:47:11 PM  
Having to sit on a plane for a few hours and cramp up after each marathon might be worse than the actual running.
 
2017-03-19 04:53:21 PM  
Titanium knees
 
2017-03-19 05:03:23 PM  

Clemkadidlefark: Titanium knees


Also may contain cobalt-chromium.
 
2017-03-19 05:55:44 PM  
Go granny go!
 
2017-03-19 06:29:46 PM  

dkulprit: If I get to that age and I'm that capable or I'm 90+ years old and have all my faculties I'd start messing with people.  Whenever someone would ask what I did to stay in that great of shape I'd respond with stuff like "I eat a pinecone covered in peanut butter and confetti sprinkles everyday."


Beetjuice and mealworms.
 
2017-03-19 07:19:42 PM  
That is really amazing. To be able to finish a marathon at 70 at all is remarkable.

I'll be doing my 20th marathon about the time I turn 50, most likely, and I'm already starting to have more persistent niggles that make me wonder if my marathoning days may be numbered.
 
2017-03-19 08:33:18 PM  

SirDigbyChickenCaesar: Hmmm could more than 50% of the worlds population run a marathon in less than a week.


It's 26 miles. Most of the world's population has to walk that DAILY. No exageration.

Hell, I'm a jowly butterball and I can hack out 26 miles at a leisurely stroll.
 
2017-03-19 09:25:24 PM  
Good for her.
 
2017-03-19 09:41:10 PM  
Yeah but what were her times?
 
2017-03-19 10:21:07 PM  

Jument: That is really amazing. To be able to finish a marathon at 70 at all is remarkable.

I'll be doing my 20th marathon about the time I turn 50, most likely, and I'm already starting to have more persistent niggles that make me wonder if my marathoning days may be numbered.


It also means she has a shiat ton of disposable cash.  Getting to that "marathon" in Antarctica isn't cheap.  Not quite as expensive as climbing the 7 tallest mountains on the 7 continents expensive but still a pretty penny.
 
2017-03-20 12:32:44 AM  

doglover: jowly butterball


I need to work that into a story or conversation!
 
2017-03-20 05:00:20 AM  
I really don't expect to get that old
I mean 70 isn't even that old, but I have lived an unhealthy lifestyle and my retirement age should be adjusted for the fact that I won't live that long.

/retired
//for now
///may have to go back to work if I live too long.
 
2017-03-20 12:28:38 PM  

trappedspirit: Is this a follow up to the thread where a 70 y/o woman ran 7 marathons on 7 continents?  Because I've pretty much given up on reading the articles


It's probably a summary of the tweeted responses when someone posted that article.
 
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