January 29, 2007

The 2007 Idiotarod

POST #    2379

When Calvin was telling people that he ran in Saturday's Idiotarod, the explanation that I would tell people is that it's like the Iditarod in Alaska, except with idiots replacing dogs. That and they're using shopping carts instead of sleds and dressed in ridiculous outfits. Conveniently for me, the race started in Greenpoint. I decided not to follow it to Long Island City (it was too far to run) or risk getting pelted with any projectiles from the participants.

And if you're wondering, it was cold on Saturday.

There are a couple of more photos in my flickr set.

Posted by tien mao in NYC, Photos, Sports at 8:37 AM



That last one is both horrifying and mesmerizing.

Posted by: caitlin at January 29, 2007 4:31 PM

Very mesmerizing.

Posted by: Marie at January 30, 2007 1:59 AM

Awesome photos, Tien. As usual.

Posted by: mihow at January 30, 2007 10:44 AM

that's the best use of an animated gif that i've seen in a while. it's like a car wreck... don't want to look, but can't help it.

Posted by: rion at February 1, 2007 2:25 PM

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