We in Queensland like to think that we’ve got one up on the other States in Australia because our Premier Anna Bligh is a runner. She trains with the Pat Carrol Training Group and competes at the main events. She did the 10km at the Gold Coast marathon last weekend.
There are a few other pollies who run, but most of them tend to be males.
The latest USA version of Runners World features Sarah Palin, who is also a fellow runner. She looks the part, and I’m sure she’s an inspiration for plenty of women (except Democrat voters!).
After announcing her resingation as Governor of Alaska she will no doubt have plenty mroe time to train. Runners in Alaska must be a hardy bunch with such cold temperatures!
Read it at Runners World here.