a The Transit Lounge: Honolulu Marathon

Back in the Day: I had a quarter life crisis, headed to Osaka, Japan for the unknown–only to discover that a passport plane ride are not necessarily a ticket to escape. Some Years Later: Settled back in Oz, the man of my dreams ended up in Tokyo for work–which is how a passport and plane ride showed me home is where the heart is. And Now: Well as luck would have it, we are about to embark on Japan Mark 3, with a baby in tow and another on the way...

Wednesday, December 16

Honolulu Marathon

This past Sunday, the Honolulu Marathon was run in Hawaii.

The nice thing about the Honolulu Marathon is that, unlike many other marathons, race officials allow all runners to finish and credit them with a time.

So when 77-year old Totaro Ito of Iseshi in Japan came in at 14 hours, 20 minutes and 4 seconds, although he was last to cross the line, he still got his finishing T-shirt, official race time - and bragging rights!

Congrats Ito-san!! 77 years and still powering along.

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