Tuesday, January 29, 2008

How not to finish a marathon...

As a follow up to the previous post on Mara Yamauchi's victory in the Osaka Ladies' Marathon is a YouTube clip of Kayoko Fukushi finishing.

Fukushi is the national record holder at 5000m and 3000m and six-time national 10,000m champion as well as five-time national 5000m champion, and is cited as one of the greatest women’s track runners in Japan.

Fukushi, who was running her debut marathon Sunday, essentially took off from the gun before being passed at the 34k mark.

Here's the finish:

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