Friday, June 18, 2010
Ultimas Noticias Race and other bits
Above foto in a race magazine, below in the newspaper. Maria was 16th and 1st in her age catagory. Very festive atmosphere and great sense of civic pride...viva Quito! etc
Never had so many people pat me on the back as they go by! (if only they'd help out and push for a bit :) Ecuador's biggest race....15,000 people....15km
The winner of the mens race...from Colombia
Jefferson Perez...Ecuadorian race walking hero....Gold in Atlanta and silver in Bejing. Ecuador's ONLY olympic medal ever. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jefferson_P%C3%A9rez
Same guy different race.
No toilet...gotta make do!
This pair were amazing! He ran with his daughter on his shoulders for the whole 15km!
Spot Ramon. Nursery class.