posted on Sep, 1 2007 @ 11:02 PM
I wouldn't say run, more like jogging...I did track and cross country, along with other various sports, back in my highschool days, and there were
only 3 kids I know that were able to run 3 miles in cross country, and I wasn't even sure If I consider them running, they were really tall, so their
legs could cover more distance. (I'm working on running 3 miles..aka. 8mph+, and I have trouble doing even 2 miles)
But, I have to handed to the girl, 40 miles is incredible, for anyone, even if it was just jogging or walking. However, that's a terrible thing the
father did, putting her in those extreme condition. Give or taken, I would assume the family poor, and the father forced to girl to condition for the
Olympic as a mean to obtain fame and fortune, in order to perpetuate the family out of poverty. Assuming that is the case, I admire the girl so much
more, since she was able to push her body to travel 2200 Miles with only meager meals.
I hope someone bring her justice...
[edit on 1-9-2007 by skyblueff0]