50 STATES MARATHON TOUR: NORTH CAROLINA (28/50)

2012 ELLERBE MARATHON: 3:56:50 (2012-03-24)


Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/730374053784599/photos/?tab=album&album_id=735169263305078

Race report:
http://bikingviking.net/listing/ellerbe-marathon-north-carolina-2012-03-24/


Ellerbe Marathon Website:

http://www.theboogieraces.com/ESMarathon.html

NORTH CAROLINA, USA

State capital: Raleigh

State population: 9,5 million (Ellerbe 1000)

State nickname: The Tar Heel State

State bird: Cardinal

State mammal: Grey squirrel, Plott hound

State motto:

To be, rather than to seem

Famous people from North Carolina:

Roberta Flack (singer), Ava Gardner (actress), Andy Griffith (actor), Andrew Johnson (U.S. president), Floyd Patterson (boxer), James K. Polk (U.S. president)

Fun facts about North Carolina:

The Biltmore Estate in Ashville is America’s largest home, and includes a 255-room chateau, an award-winning winery and extensive gardens

More facts:

http://www.50states.com/facts/ncarolin.htm#.U8QZ4VZn7eY

Logistic:

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g49110-Ellerbe_North_Carolina-Vacations.html