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This girl is a better person than I am (Read 1418 times)

    Check it out

     

    I know I would have kept running.  Does that make me bad?

     

    Either way, this was some pretty impressive sportsmanship.  Also, I like how the officials did not DQ her for helping out a runner.

     

    In WI they would have disqualified her, but that's just how the WIAA rolls around these parts.

      I have to be honest.  She gave up 14th place in a 15 person race.  She didn't pull a soldier up the beach at Normandy. 

       

      And I'm not sure that dragging her was the correct thing to do for her health.  I don't know where the coaches were but if the girl could not stand on her own I probably would have just run out there to help her. 

       

      And I think there was no reason to DQ.  There was nobody else affected by the outcome as they were in last.   

       

      Sorry to be Debbie Downer.  (here come the boos at me)

      In an infinite universe, the one thing sentient life cannot afford to have is a sense of proportion

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        I have to be honest.  She gave up 14th place in a 15 person race.  She didn't pull a soldier up the beach at Normandy. 

         

        And I'm not sure that dragging her was the correct thing to do for her health.  I don't know where the coaches were but if the girl could not stand on her own I probably would have just run out there to help her. 

         

        Sorry to be Debbie Downer.  (here come the boos at me)

         

        BOOOOOOOOO!!! Wink

          "If you have the fire, run..." -John Climacus

          Julia1971


            I have to be honest.  She gave up 14th place in a 15 person race.  She didn't pull a soldier up the beach at Normandy. 

             

            And I'm not sure that dragging her was the correct thing to do for her health.  I don't know where the coaches were but if the girl could not stand on her own I probably would have just run out there to help her. 

             

            And I think there was no reason to DQ.  There was nobody else affected by the outcome as they were in last.   

             

            Sorry to be Debbie Downer.  (here come the boos at me)

             

            Booooo!  (If it makes you feel better, this writer at Deadspin wasn't impressed either: Last Place Runner Heroically Finishes Last).

            You're too strong not to keep on keepin' on. - The Pips
            Yes, I am! - Gladys Knight

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              A blizzard gives us ALL a reason to DQ

               

              Julia1971


                A blizzard gives us ALL a reason to DQ

                 

                Booooo!

                You're too strong not to keep on keepin' on. - The Pips
                Yes, I am! - Gladys Knight

                xor


                  Boo my brown ass.

                   

                  Blizzard is GOODNESS

                   

                  Julia1971


                    Boo my brown ass.

                     

                    Blizzard is GOODNESS

                     

                    Disagree.  Possibly the worst stomach ache of my life was DQ-inspired.  In Texas, no less.  Traveling cross country, my mom cashed in a bunch of coupons at a DQ - burgers, fries, ice cream - in ridiculous Texas heat.  Ugh!  Probably didn't help I was riding cargo in the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.  Good times.  David Sedaris and I should hang out.

                     

                    Blizzard sits in your stomach like a brick.  McFlurry is boss.

                    You're too strong not to keep on keepin' on. - The Pips
                    Yes, I am! - Gladys Knight

                    xor


                      Your mistake was front loading with the Hungerbuster and fries.  Just the blizzard.  Goodness.

                       

                      Blizzard made with the dip cone chocolate?  Oh my.

                       


                      A Dance with Monkeys

                        In Texas, no less.

                         

                        Further evidence that Texans are domineering.

                          Turtle Brownie w/ Pecans is the June Blizzard of the Month. 

                           


                          HobbyJogger & HobbyRacer

                            Booooo!  (If it makes you feel better, this writer at Deadspin wasn't impressed either: Last Place Runner Heroically Finishes Last).

                             

                            That was a funny article.

                            It's a 5k. It hurt like hell...then I tried to pick it up. The end.


                            Prince of Fatness

                              Possibly the worst stomach ache of my life was DQ-inspired.  In Texas, no less.

                               

                              The Mr Misty brain freeze headaches are the worst.

                              Semi-retired.


                              A Saucy Wench

                                I miss DQ.  They replaced ours with a yak in the box a couple years ago.  boooooooo

                                I have become Death, the destroyer of electronic gadgets

                                 

                                "When I got too tired to run anymore I just pretended I wasnt tired and kept running anyway" - dd, age 7

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