OT: 6-minute mile

frank theriault knarftheriault at gmail.com
Sun Oct 4 12:08:39 EDT 2009


On Sat, Oct 3, 2009 at 2:41 PM, Bob W <pdml at web-options.com> wrote:
> I'm feeling really smug because I've just run a nearly 6-minute mile.
>
> My normal jogging route is 3.1 miles and typically takes from 29-31 minutes
> depending on how I feel. Earlier in the week I walked a new route with my
> GPS and it came out at 3.99 miles. I've just run that new route in 35
> minutes.
>
> Extrapolating from that, I reckon I can run a marathon in 1h 36m, which
> would shatter the world record. I could be the new Usain Bolt.
>
> You can go back to whatever you were doing now...

That's nothing.  I do it on a daily basis - on my bike...

Seriously, that's quite an accomplishment.

cheers,
frank, who can't run (or who chooses not to run?)


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