27 Mar '13, 9pm

A look at Beverley Anderson-Abbs as she attempts to be the first female finisher of the Barkley Marathons.

A look at Beverley Anderson-Abbs as she attempts to be the first female finisher of the Barkley Marathons.

If just about any of the dozens of wicked-talented ultrarunners out there today said the same thing Bev just did about their chances of finishing The Barkley Marathons, I would wonder which rocker they’d fallen from. After all, history has proven that finishing that gosh-darned race is just plain not realistic. But this is steely-eyed, massive-bicep-ed, and obscenely stubborn Beverley Anderson-Abbs we’re talking about, and I believe her statement as fact just as much as she does. This weekend, she will finish The Barkley Marathons.

Full article: http://www.irunfar.com/2013/03/beverley-anderson-abbs-tou...

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