50 STATES MARATHON TOUR: #1 MASSACHUSETTS (1/50)

2011 BOSTON MARATHON: 3:36:37 (2011-04-11)
2012 BOSTON MARATHON: 4:04:52 (2012-04-16)
2014 CAPE COD MARATHON: 4:46:29 ((2014-10-26)
2016 BOSTON MARATHON: 4:11:21 (16-04-18)


Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/730374053784599/photos/?tab=album&album_id=730878287067509

Race report Boston Marathon:
http://bikingviking.net/listing/boston-marathon-massachusetts-2012-04-16/

Race report Cape Cod Marathon:
http://bikingviking.net/listing/cape-cod-marathon-falmouth-massachusetts/


Boston Marathon Website:
http://www.baa.org

Cape Cod Marathon Website:
http://www.capecodmarathon.com


MASSACHUSETTS, USA

State capital: Boston

State population: 6.7 million (Falmouth 32,000)

State nickname: The Bay State

State bird: Chickadee

State mammal: Right Whale, Boston Terrier, Tabby cat, Morgan horse

State motto:

By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty

Famous people from Massachusetts:

John Adams (president), Susan B. Anthony (woman suffragist), Benjamin Franklin (statesman/scientist), John F. Kennedy (president), Edgar Allan Poe (writer), Samuel Adams (patriot)

Fun facts about Massachusetts:

Brewster has become the de facto ”Wedding Capital of Cape Cod” because of its many small and larger inns that cater to weddings.

There is a house in Rockport built entirely of newspaper.

The first basketball game was played in Springfield 1891. The Basketball Hall Of Fame is located in Springfield.

The American industrial revolution began in Lowell. Lowell was America’s first planned industrial city.

Although over 30 communities in the colonies eventually renamed themselves to honor Benjamin Franklin. The Massachusetts Town of Franklin was the first and changed its name in 1778.

Norfolk County is the birthplace of four United States presidents: John Adams, John Quincy Adams, John Fitzgerald Kennedy and George Herbert Walker Bush

More facts:

http://www.50states.com/facts/mass.htm#.U8PrNlZn7eY

Logistic:

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g41565-Falmouth_Cape_Cod_Massachusetts-Vacations.html