Portland Marathon 2010
October 10, 2010 by USA Post
Portland Marathon 2010, Portland Marathon 2010 is an exciting event for all ski lovers. Here are some background and facts about the Portland Marathon. This marathon since 1993 has resulted in planting nearly 110,000 trees bearing seedlings for the winners or finalists. 110,000 trees: a huge virtual forest carbon credits. Cascade Range can be seen easily from the track Marathon. In 1971, has 173 finalists including 5 women, but now there are nearly 60% of participants and finishing almost 8,000 women. The average age of the finalists is 34 to 35 years. The first Portland Marathon was held outside of Portland on an island off the island, Sauvie, who was formerly known as the Island Marathon.
Portland Marathon 2010 is the only distance running events that allows iPods and MP3 players. The track passes through the SW Taylor and Naito, the smallest park in the city, and the U.S. Forest Park. Mavis Lindgren was the oldest woman, 91 years to finish the marathon. The oldest man was able to finish the walk was 95 years, but more exciting is the oldest participant to date was 100 years old. As a 5 year old is the youngest finisher. In 29 years, it has rained twice in Marathon and usually the initial temperature is 50 to 54 degrees.
It has the largest number of female participants than any other marathon in the world. In 2009, the magazine Runner’s World is nominated as the walking environment Marathon.
Portland Marathon in 2010, there are 5 hours crowd pace. Mike Ryan Smith and Garrett are the stimulation of the first half. Paula and Vicky, duo Wine Country racers are stimulation shipping and a half.
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