Tuesday Tunes‬ #241 – Passover

A traditional Passover tune for you as we roll into Easter.

♫ So let it be written, so let it be done /
I’m sent here by the chosen one /
So let it be written, so let it be done /
To kill the first born pharaoh son /
I’m creeping death. ♫

Well, maybe not all that traditional, but it does avoid having to choose which lamb’s blood to use on your lintel.

And now for some music …

♫ Metallica – Creeping Death

And onto Easter …
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Run for the Kids 14.6km

Event: Run for the Kids
Distance: 14.6km
Date: Sunday the 9th April 2017
Location: Melbourne
Organised by: Run for the Kids/The Herald & Weekly Times

The Herald Sun | CityLink Run for the Kids is a community event, and its primary aim is to raise funds for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.
The Long Course starts in Alexandra Avenue and runs through the Domain Tunnel and over the Bolte Bridge. Exiting CityLink at Footscray Road, the route takes in New Quay and Harbour Esplanade through Docklands, before heading back towards the CBD via Collins Street.
The course turns right into Spencer Street, and continues over the Yarra River turning left along the Promenade at Crown, crossing Queensbridge Street and proceeding down the waterfront at Southbank.
Runners will pass Hamer Hall, and continue under Princes Bridge, along Boathouse Drive, turning through the Alexandra Gardens into a short uphill section along Petticoat Lane to enter St Kilda Road. Once on St Kilda Road, the course continues south along St Kilda Road, before turning into Linlithgow Avenue and through the finish line.


2013 Course map: Showing the current long course, but an old short course.

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This weeks links (2017-04-10)

In brief:

* UK tourists to US may get asked to hand in passwords or be denied entry (2017-Apr-09) [Guardian]
Although mitigation options exist, lawyers warn attempts to protect personal data may be seen as ‘probable cause’ for searching.

* Space Gandalf: Who is Greg Quicke — the man behind the beard — and where did he come from? (2017-Apr06) [ABC]

Running:

* Marathon record attempt set for early May (2017-Apr-12) [SBS]

* http://www.sub2hrs.com/ #Breaking2

Cycling:

* Mike Hall’s death won’t be last time tragedy unfolds via Google Maps, expert says (2017-Apr-09) [ABC]
When cyclist Mike Hall died last week on the final stretch of a 5,500-kilometre endurance cycling race, hundreds of people watched it happen via a dot on a map.

* #AlwaysKeepRiding

Some reading/listening:

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Something from Bandcamp:
Please Don’t Feed The Trolls by Professor Elemental

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#ForceOfNature

❝Today we proudly launch a public effort called Force of Nature. It is a disruption of the status quo. It claims the outdoors as a place to opt out of cultural pressures to conform—the “supposed-tos” and “shoulds” that underpin outdated stereotypes—especially for women. To create real change right now we are putting women—of all ages, races, sizes, gender expressions—front and center in all we do.❞
Force of Nature: Let’s Level the Playing Field [blog.rei.com]

❝Fresh off a successful campaign to change the way retailers approach Black Friday, REI is unleashing Force of Nature, a multi-pronged effort to change the industry’s approach to women as employees and customers.❞
REI’s Force Of Nature Wants To Change The Game For Women Outdoors [Forbes]

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Wednesday WIN (2017-Apr-05)

The Hell of the North – Sunday April 9th 2017

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Doctor Who Series 10: Trailer

Doctor Who: A Time For Heroes

#TimeForHeroes


At the end of Trailer 2, there appear to be some familiar golden sparkles from The Doctor’s hand.

* Doctor Who (2005) Season 10 [thetvdb.com]

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Tuesday Tunes‬ #240 – Barkley

Barkley Marathons 2017
Washington, D.C.’s John Kelly has finished, and won, the 2017 Barkley Marathons in 59:30:33. Gary Robbins did not make the 1:42 p.m. EDT cutoff after 60 hours. With the victory, Kelly is the 15th finisher in the race’s history. Robbins missed the 60-hour cutoff by an agonizing six seconds after touching the yellow gate (the finish) from the opposite direction. He had all necessary pages.Canadian Running Magazine

And now for some music …
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