By Elisah Sauers | USMC | Marines.mil | April 11, 2011
Six-hour run raises money for troops, families.
While most of Annapolis was still asleep at 7:30 a.m. yesterday, basking in air-conditioned bedrooms, about 60 brave - or possibly depraved - people slipped on sneakers and doused themselves in insect repellent for a run.
Not a little sunriser. An intense six-hour run looping on a 4.2-mile course. The event was perhaps appropriately named when the organizers called it "The Endless Summer Six-Hour Run."
And by the way, the extreme heat was pushing 100 degrees even early in the morning.
Crazy? They prefer the label "committed."
They're called the Annapolis Striders, and they turned out for the Quiet Waters Park race for a good cause. Read the rest of this entry »