50 STATES MARATHON TOUR: MISSOURI (49/50)

2012 KANSAS CITY MARATHON: 3:42:14 (2012-10-20)


Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/730374053784599/photos/?tab=album&album_id=735568163265188

Race report:
http://bikingviking.net/listing/kansas-city-marathon-missouri-2012-10-20/


Kansas City Marathon Website:
http://www.sportkc.org/marathon/

MISSOURI, USA

State capital: Jefferson City

State population: 5,8 million (Kansas City 467,000)

State nickname: The Show me State

State bird: Bluebird

State mammal: Missouri mule, Missouri Fox Trotting horse

State motto:

Let the welfare of the people be the supreme law

Famous people from Missouri:

Mark Twain (author), Charles M. Russel (author), Ginger Rogers (actress, dancer), Josephine Baker (singer, dancer), Jesse James (outlaw), John Goodman (actor), T.S. Eliot (poet), Yogi Berra (baseball), Burt Bacharach (songwriter)

Fun facts about Missouri:

Kansas City has more miles of boulevards than Paris and more fountains than any city except Rome

More facts: http://www.50states.com/facts/mo.htm#.U8P4K1Zn7eY