April 21st….Everybody Smiling

“My plan was to achieve 192 miles, but I got a little carried away.”  Kobi is a just little modest about his achievement at the 10 day race as he describes his results after the first 48 hours of the race.

A few minutes earlier, just before noon he completed 200 miles.  He jokes that in the days ahead according to his plan he had no more round numbers to achieve.  Though the number 700 seems very tempting to those of us who have watched his strong performance the past 2 days.

The above film also has an interview with Soren who completed 135 miles.  He has had some stomach issues but feels good today.

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“I am very surprised it has been very nice to meet this hospitality.  It is an extremely good race with all this support and everybody smiling,” said Soren.

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Ed is in 2nd place with 181 miles

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I smiled in my mind.
Everybody ridiculed me.

I smile in my heart.
Nobody ignores me.

I shall smile in my soul.
All will love me.

Kobi wears number one for a good reason.

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He really enjoys seeing that number 200 up on the board.

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The feet that have taken him there.

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Ed has 181 miles

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Achim has 170 miles.  He has a sign up by his table to remind him of his favorite soccer club which is an underdog in the German league.

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Gabby has been providing great support.

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Sarah is leading the women with 151 miles

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Manoshri is one mile behind her with 150.  Her sister Gautami has 141 miles

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Coming through town

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Yolanda likes her 2 day total as well

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Encouragement

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Ales

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Budjargal and Ananda-Lahari.

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Budjargal has 146 miles

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Andrey and Sergey

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Working the board

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Fred has 122 miles

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Georgs has 123 miles

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The crew still has things to build.

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One of those camp things

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Giribhu with 118 miles

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Janos with 119 miles

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Gudrun having lunch and putting her feet up.

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Mahasatya has 131 miles

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Joe Cleary has just arrived he will be running the 6 day.

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Richard puts in some fast laps.  He has 115 miles

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The park is not busy during the week

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Ratuja has 115 miles

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Helpers

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Sergey K

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Suparna

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The underpass

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Volodymyr with 147 miles

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Mario helping in medical

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Budjargal back on the road.

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Kalpa working on his feet

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Michael’s foot

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Michael has 131 miles on those feet so far.

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Powered by the camp kitchen

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Michael passes the score board

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Working the board

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Nina

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The Grand Central

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Ushika passes by the lake.  He has 125 miles.

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Oyungerel has 130 miles

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From a distance.

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Sahishnu

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Sergey L

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Pedrag has 117 miles

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Victor has 93 miles

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Kobi

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Michel has 114 miles

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I believe everybody;
   Therefore
I am happy.

I love everybody;
   Therefore
I am happy.

I think of God every day, everywhere;
   Therefore
I am happy.

I am happy, I am always happy
   Because
Heaven lives for the cries of my heart
   And
Earth lives for the smiles of my soul.

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One Comments to “April 21st….Everybody Smiling”

  1. Ksenia Larusso says:

    🙂

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