Ocean Drive Marathon

marathon The 26.2 mile run from Cape May to Sea Isle City is underway.  Today’s weather is standard fare for this race (maybe because it’s  scheduled for March??)

But, there is good news:  the winds are from the south- giving the runners a bit of a push along the way; and the air temperature is 50 degrees, so the rain won’t feel as biting as in past years.

bridge

For truth in journalism, I walked part of the course before work.   I was tired after 2 miles…can’t imagine the remaining 24.2!  The runners start in Cape May along the promenade, and cross each foggy, Ocean Drive bridge connecting the barrier islands.

 

For race specifics and results:           http://www.odmarathon.org/

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2 Comments

  1. Posted March 31, 2009 at 5:54 pm | Permalink

    I’d had enough at 10 miles! I was so glad to finish in N. Wildwood and felt bad for those who still hat 16.2 miles to go…but they seemed like a rowdy bunch at La Costa after the race!

  2. Posted April 1, 2009 at 4:51 am | Permalink

    Jen- Congratualtions on your race finish and time! I was thinking of you and the other racers that morning as I walked in the rain- what a weird day of weather. Loved your out takes of the day posted on your blog.

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