Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Here Goes: 800m Joggling Record Attempt March 16

Mark your calendars, joggling fans (all five of you)! The stage is set for my attempt to smash the 800m joggling world record of 2:13.24, set by Eric Walter at the 2011 IJA Joggling Championships in Rochester, NY. I'll be chasing this record this Saturday, March 16, in a special exhibition event at the Canadian Masters Athletics Indoor Track & Field Championships at York University in Toronto.

My University of Toronto Masters Track Club teammate Jay Brecher is going to rabbit the race with a goal of hitting 2:12. This will be a chance of pace from the marathon. And if I drop a ball, I'm pretty much toast.


4 comments:

sunnyrunning.com said...

What happens if you drop a ball? Are you DQ'd?

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The Joggler said...

If I drop of ball, I have to pick it up, return to the point behind where the ball fall and resume joggling from there. That'll probably eat up about three seconds, which is fine for a marathon, but would likely cost me the 800 record.

Anonymous said...

And did you break Eric's record?