Finished goal of running the distance of 2,080 miles from Lafayette, LA to Washington D.C and back!!! 339.1 miles

0.0 miles run this week.
Daily running average for the week is 0.00 miles per day.
Total amount run in the past 800 days is 2,419.1 miles.
Daily running average overall is 3.02 miles per day.

Day651 Sunday 06/10/12

ran 3.8 miles
Today ends week ninety-three of running against Obama. I ran 23.8 miles this week, averaging 3.40 miles per day.
I had posted about this commencement speech a couple days ago. Here it is in its entirety. Pretty powerful message delivered by David McCullough, Jr. imploring a class of high school graduates to seize every moment they can, to understand they are not special or entitled to anything they do not work hard to earn, and that they have an obligation to themselves to create their own happiness and success and to not approach the rest of their lives with the assumption that they deserve anything for nothing. It's a well-articulated commencement speech worth checking out and it happens to defy much of what Barack Obama's big government nanny state liberal agenda stands for. The America and the future McCullough describes are abrasively truthful and full of difficult challenges we all face in different forms. But isn't that the point, to rise to challenges on our own and as a united people? Or is it something more like what Barack Obama envisions where everything is fair and equal for all, a nation where hard work is punished and mediocrity is rewarded, idleness doubly rewarded?

60.7 miles to go.

Here is what happened one year ago on Day286.

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