Saturday, April 18, 2015

Mayorz Marathon Start Line!

We're about ready for the gun to go off to officially start the furst ever Blogville Mayorz Marathon!  These runners have been training for MONTHS in order to complete this challenging 26.2 mile course!  Because we have so many runners, we will start in 3 waves.  Since all runners are wearing microchips, their times will automatically be adjusted so that the runners starting after the first wave are not penalized.  

Be sure to follow the links on the bottom of the posts so you can follow whole race!

Runners ready . . . set . . . 

The pawticipants are all off and running!  The excitement is crazy!
Let's see the runners on these first miles!

(You may need to bigify the photos to read the dialog.)  Our first runners come into Mile 1!

So far the pack is staying close together!

And now they're coming into Mile 2!

How did that squirrel get on the course?

Mile 3 and everyone is still in good shape!

Mile 4 is always a bit confusing.  Will anyone go the wrong way?  Oh, the Mayorz have pulled into the First Aid tent! Ut oh, Murphy noticed Jakey has a ball!  Oreo hitches a ride!

Yikes, now Easy is in the First Aid tent!

It's really early and there are still many miles ahead for the runners!  Follow them along the course by clicking HERE!

Murphy & Stanley


  1. Mile four and everyone is still in it to win it!
    Yep thanks for being a friend
    Sweet William The Scot

  2. Holy Dogs they are off to a good start. There is a bit of confusion here and there, but so far a very good race. Keep it up everyone.

    Loveys Chef Sasha

  3. They are off to a good start. Hope they can maintain the pace. At this rate, they may be dropping off like flies.

  4. Off to a roaring start doods and dudes. Have a super Saturday.
    Best wishes Molly

  5. hahahahaha... I know we all can beer that :o) and yes Oprah is somewhere on the course too :o)
    pawesome event, many thanks Murphy&Stanley
    easy rider

  6. Pawsome action going on. We loved how Princess Leah said Wheres her tiara. Lol.

  7. Bwhahah i keep giggling at poor Edward :) way to go guys :) hugs Fozziemum xx

  8. We got lost in the race. We took a detour and found out Mile 8 is at Dorys.

  9. Hari OM
    RaaaRAAAraaaaaaaaaaaa good luck to all 'runners' and I will doing my best to keep up - if I only have time to 'wave' you will see the flag (G+) at least!!! great start efurrybuddy!@!!! Hugs and wags, YAM-aunty xxx

  10. Aw dawg! I knew I should've drank more before starting the race, but I didn't want to stop to pee so early.

  11. You're all making good timing. The Blogville Paw-lice will be keeping an eye on things to make sure there's no one trying to bust into the race.

  12. What a wonderful event and so organized! Bravo bravo
    Well done hugs
    Madi the water girl

  13. Everyone is doing a great job, keep going guys and gals!

  14. An excellent start to the race! Everyone is speeding right by at super sonic speed.

    Lily Belle & Muffin

  15. Pant, Pant, Pant, no time to talk we gotta RUN........................................

  16. Lol! Great dialogue! If I was racing, I would look just like Casey, panting and craving a drink. Thanks for all your hard work getting this marathon off the ground! You doods (and doods Mom) did a terrific job!
    PS: Stanley, I've missed you terribly.

  17. Good start and great conversation. Slow and steady wins the race though.


  18. I have sent Pierre to cover Mile #3 for the sports on BFTB! Thanks ♥ Gotta run....Bentley

  19. OMD....Looks like efurryone is off to a great start!!

  20. Woohoo! It looks like the race is off to a good start! :D

  21. We have been following along with all of the race happenings, and we are here to congratulate ou on a very well done job!!!

    Woos - Ciara and Lightning

  22. Wow doods, blogger ate my comment! Ptthhttbbtt bol
    This is the coolest race ever! I'm running like the wind. Thanks for setting this all up fur us.
    Grr and woof,

  23. This is so much fun! Walter and I are sticking together to pace each other.

  24. I love all the comments being made by the runners! I hope that Sugar gets her frozen banana and that no moose show up on the course!!!! Well done, Mayorz!

  25. OMG this was great, I love all the comments they made me giggle. I hope Easy's Hell-bow is ok you best give him that beer.

  26. BOL!!! love the little comments. Hey! someone else is wearing boots too. What a FUN race. Woofs to you guys and Lots of Golden Thanks.

  27. We're busy catching up on the highlights! What a day!
    Wally & Sammy


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