It all seems so clear now-- I had to share this comment of pure wonderment, I'm still smiling. If you've ever needed to really understand how far a distance is, behold the answer within.
posted by Static Vagabond to MetaFilter-Related at 7:56 PM (61 comments total)
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: (at the same rate as that 3100 mile race (74 miles/day), you would run 80,000 miles in 3 years. To put that in perspective, if you live 1 mile from a 7-11, and ran there and back continuously, and each time you got there you bought two slurpees, you would have 80,000 slurpees.)