Everyone in the club knew that as John Peabody prepared for the Massanutten Mountain Trails 100 on May 12-13, 2012 he was focused, pure and simply focused, on one thing….completing the race to win the coveted belt buckle.
John is no stranger to the concept of indomitable spirit and pushed himself to a 46th place out 196 starters in less than 30 hours.
You can see all of John’s splits here.
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Last year’s Nooseneck 18k was curtailed to a 5 mile race due to the seriously nasty blizzard that befell Rhode Island on the 26th of December, and boy was it blizzard conditions, but the four Turtles…
- Bob Jackman
- Dave Principe
- John Peabody
- Myself (Sir George)
…who attended this race refused to run the shortened race and we all ran, with a bunch of other crazies, in the white-out conditions. It was an incredible run and is easily in my lifetime top 10 runs.
This year’s race is again on the day after Christmas. The is a great event put on by Mike Tammaro of the Narragansett Running Association, check out the information flier.
I, for one, will be there.