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a) 2010 Army Run results for Ottawa & area runners;
b) 2011 Army Run results;
c) 2011 Army Run photos by a runner.
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Sept. 14, 2011. For the 21.1 km (13 mile) half-marathon race, the following local runners have registered with the Running Room for the Sept. 18th Canada Army Run in Ottawa. The list is sorted by community (Ottawa first) and then by first name.
* On Sept. 18th, 16,000 runners participated in the 21.1 km and 5 km races.
Part A. Ottawa
Part B. Other Communities (e.g., Gatineau, Kanata, Nepean, Orleans)
This elaborate sculptural fountain has a long and controversial history. Known as the Rockefeller Fountain, after the benefactor William Rockefeller (1841–1922) who gave it to New York City. The fountain, which is now an official New York landmark, once stood in Como, Italy.
In 1860, the City of Como began filling in portions of the harbor along Lake Como not being used for commercial traffic, to create Piazza Cavour—a place intended as a respite for tourists and residents alike. The new piazza was a mixed success. Its original purpose was never fulfilled, and it was used more as a dusty military parade ground. In 1870, a Milanese trader named Sebastiano Mondolfo, a villa resident at nearby Borgovico, and president of Lariana Shipping, offered the City 20,000 lira to purchase a monumental fountain from the Palazzo Litta at Lainate, that would be used to beautify Piazza Cavour.
The town fathers rejected the original plan, believing that a relocation of such a work of art from an...
This is the famous Kat Yeung and her surfing dog Saint Christopher that I wrote about at surfmorrobay.com and have posted here several times before to my collection at flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/collections/72157601343539100/ - Surfing at Morro Rock on Morro Strand Sate Beach in Morro Bay, CA - photo by Mike Baird bairdphotos.com - Canon 5D 300mm f/2.8 IS on monopod.