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2015 Polar Bear (Half) Marathon In the Books

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Well my friends,Know No Boundariesmade it to Churchill, Manitoba for the 2015 running of the Polar Bear Marathon. It was ALMOST a bust as our luggage did not come in  to Winnipeg, Manitoba until Thursday night (the 19th) & we had a 7:30 AM flight the next morning.

Arriving into Churchill , we got our first impression of the local weather. . . . . . 

Sunny & warm!

NOT!

After we got our luggage (you know, the luggage that almost wasn’t!), we headed off to the Tundra Inn in town.


Friday night, Albert Martens (our race director), gave us some words of wisdom & assigned us to our Support Vehicles.

After this, we headed back to the hotel for a good night’s sleep (really?)






A quick pre-start photo to be sure I had all that I needed.

Race morning was not as windy, but every bit as cold. Temperatures at the start of the race were -8 F with a wind chill of -22 F.



                             (Can you say Brrrrrrrr?)




After Oh Canada sung by the local children of Churchill, & a quick pre-sta…