As in six hours, thirty minutes and 36 seconds. That’s how long it took for me to walk the 26.2 miles from the start to the finish of the marathon today. Don’t do the math because I already did, and that time translates into a 14.9-minute mile, meaning I was finally wonderously able to rock a long overdue a four-mph pace — and that’s after barreling over the bike tour course in 70 minutes, getting back up to downtown, changing clothes, and hopping the Red Line to Universal City (where on route I was interviewed by a writer for the Daily News so I’ll be checking to see if my name’s in print in that paper tomorrow).

Obviously there’s a lot more to say(and more than 100 snaps to upload to Flickr, but my legs don’t work and my body’s tweaking around with my core temperture and the clattering chills are payback for the pain I put it through, so other than me throwing down a double thumbs up for my accomplishment and satisfactory physical condition, any report in-depth of otherwise will have to wait.

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with laonstage.com, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."