The Four State Challenge

So we tried this thing – all the kids are doing it, and it seemed cool at the time. It’s called the Four State Challenge. Deemed a fun-run by some, a death march by others, we considered it more of an ill tempered booze cruise involving a clown car and our pal PotatoShake. The idea is to set foot in four states – Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia – in 24 hours. It requires walking about 45 miles, as we found out. Here are photos taken from when we started at the Mason/Dixon line at 3:50 am and taken about every 10 miles, with the final in Harpers Ferry just before we finished 18 hours later at 10:50 pm… 20131008-231625.jpg

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Also, we found these bugs having sex on Groucho’s back…

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2 thoughts on “The Four State Challenge

  1. Laurena

    A-mazing and painful?
    18 hours straight. Wow! Impressive and crazy!
    Do you at least get to register your success somewhere?
    Or will it live as legend?

    Reply
    1. NKO Post author

      E –
      The Four State Challenge lives on only in memory. And barely, at that. In some ways I’m bummed not to see MD better – we heard the shelters were great – but we went into BMore after for a day and that healed all wounded …

      Reply

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