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Rant: Why I hate the Deseret News marathon

daysof47Why would anyone hate a marathon? It’s a cool thing when people do all that running, right? Seems even admirable. My problem with it is purely personal. I have worked in Research Park for the past seven years, and there is no easy way to get there from here on July 24th. My typical 25-minute commute from Davis County has taken me over two hours on past July 24ths.

Of course, things are further complicated by the Days of ’47 parade, with the parade route and many other central city streets closed off hours before the parade starts. Read the rest of this entry »

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