Down on the Farm: Fun run
The spirit of the Olympics, it is said, is to compete honorably and do the best you can.
It is too late for me to compete in the current Olympiad, but I did enter a 5K fun run at the Polk County Fair a couple of weeks ago.
Five kilometers is about three-and-a-quarter miles. It is small peanuts compared to the twenty-six miles of a marathon. But for a 48-year-old, it is still a decent challenge.
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