50 STATES MARATHON TOUR: NEW MEXICO (41/50)

2012 TURTLES MARATHON, ROSWELL: 5:22:23 (2012-09-02)


Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/730374053784599/photos/?tab=album&album_id=735531256602212

Race report:
http://bikingviking.net/listing/turtle-marathon-roswell-new-mexico-2012-09-02/


Turtle Marathon Website:
https://sites.google.com/site/roswellruns/race-schedule

NEW MEXICO, USA

State capital: Santa Fe

State population: 2.0 million (Roswell 49,000)

State nickname: The Land of Enchantment

State bird: Roadrunner

State mammal: American black bear

State motto:

It grows as it goes

Famous people from New Mexico:

Demi Moore (actress), Mangus Coloradas (Apache leader), John Denver (singer), William Hanna (animator), Neil Patrick Harris (actor), Victorio (Apache chief)

Fun facts about New Mexico:

Santa Fe is the highest capital city in the United States at 7,000 feet above sea level

More facts:

http://www.50states.com/facts/newmex.htm#.U8QTbFZn7eY

Logistic:

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g47182-Roswell_New_Mexico-Vacations.html