One of the fun things about Google is that our employees are active in all kinds of pursuits, in and outside of work, with colleagues or on their own. The Google Running team is a group of speedy Googlers who participate in several intense athletic competitions a year, often raising money for charity as they race around the country. Here's a look at some of their recent events.
First up, 12 hardcore Googlers ran The Relay, a 194-mile relay race from Calistoga to Santa Cruz, Calif., which raises money for the charity Organs 'R Us.
Next was Bay to Breakers, one of the largest road races/parties in the world. Competing in the centipede division, 15 Googlers—connected by bungee cords, Office Depot binder clips and flag football belts—ran the 12 kilometers from San Francisco's Embarcadero to Ocean Beach. A few team members even took photos along the way.
Finally, as part of the JP Morgan Corporate Challenge Championship in Chicago, eight Googlers toed the line with other corporate running teams from around the world. The event was the culmination of a series of 13 qualifying events in seven countries on five continents. At the final, Google’s male team finished in third place and the mixed team finished in fifth.
Read more about the Google running team's adventures on their personal blog http://goo.gl/g4mHz or peruse their photos.
There's to be a live stream of George R.R. Martin's talk at Google on the morrow. I'd see the man in up close, but alas I shan't chance spoling the few books that remain. Mayhap I'll catch it on the YouTube after?
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