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August 31, 2020

WATCH: Highlight video from Shannon The Dude’s 50-mile walk

Drew Franklin 1:30pm August 31, 2020 8/31/20

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Our friends at Studio46 Media put together a highlight video of Shannon The Dude’s $5K walk around Lexington. See the ups and the downs and the sweat and the pain from the 50-milk walk, condensed to a six-minute recap video for your viewing pleasure. Check it out… Who is Studio46 Media? Studio46 Media is a…

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August 27, 2020

Donate to Shannon The Dude’s charities to celebrate his walk

Drew Franklin 4:30pm August 27, 2020 8/27/20 Comments Disabled

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Once Shannon The Dude completed his 50-mile walk last week, many of his followers asked how they could donate to charity in honor of Shannon’s stroll. As Lexington mayor Linda Gorton noted in the proclamation for Shannon The Dude Day, “Shannon gave folks in Lexington, and throughout our state, a reason to smile.” Celebrate Shannon…

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August 20, 2020

How To Watch Shannon The Dude’s Live Check-Ins

Drew Franklin 3:30pm August 20, 2020 8/20/20

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Shannon The Dude’s 50-mile walk is almost here and many of you are wondering how you can keep up with Shannon’s suffering as he attempts to walk two laps around the STD Trail in under 20 hours. Can he do it? It’s being debated all over Kentucky right now, and soon we’ll watch his journey…

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POLL: Will Shannon The Dude complete his 50-mile walk?

Drew Franklin 10:00am August 20, 2020 8/20/20

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Today’s the day. In 12 short hours, Shannon The Dude will take his first of many steps toward completing his 50-mile walk in under 20 hours. If he does it, he will earn a $5,000 cash prize. If he doesn’t, he will have nothing to show for his pain. The STD Trail: See the path…

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August 19, 2020

UPDATED Gambling Odds For Shannon The Dude’s 50-Mile Walk

Drew Franklin 11:00pm August 19, 2020 8/19/20

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We’re a little over 24 hours out from Shannon The Dude’s 50-mile walk around Lexington with a $5,000 cash prize waiting for him at the finish line if he can complete the journey in under 20 hours. The first attempt got canceled due to weather, but the skies look clear for the second try Thursday…

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August 18, 2020

Shannon The Dude: “The big day is almost here”

Drew Franklin 6:00pm August 18, 2020 8/18/20

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Like all sports in 2020, Shannon The Dude’s 50-mile walk needed a restart, and that restart is this coming Thursday. The original plan, the one he backed out of because he didn’t want to get his wittle toesies wet, is back on but for this week instead. He will depart at 10 p.m. Thursday night…

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July 31, 2020

Travis York completed the Shannon the Dude 50-mile challenge!

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:05am July 31, 2020 7/31/20

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He did it! While you were sleeping, Travis York, an avid KSR fan and owner of the Hillbilly Hibachi food truck in Eastern Kentucky, completed the Shannon The Dude 50 Mile Challenge. The former Lawrence County boys basketball coach rolled into KSBar at 6:30 a.m. View this post on Instagram Whose got next? A post…

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July 29, 2020

Kentucky’s Cross Country Coach Believes Shannon The Dude can Walk 50 Miles in 20 Hours

Nick Roush 6:00pm July 29, 2020 7/29/20 Comments Disabled

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As Shannon The Dude prepares to embark on an unimaginable endurance quest, KSR recruited the University of Kentucky’s cross country coach to help Shannon cross the finish line. Hakon DeVries has served as an assistant on UK’s track and field staff, specializing in distance running, since 2012-13. During his tenure DeVries has coached a dozen…

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Weather forecast looks pretty terrible for Shannon The Dude’s walk

Drew Franklin 12:00pm July 29, 2020 7/29/20

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Shannon The Dude has a lot of things working in his favor for his 50-mile walk: (A) He has a positive attitude. That’s good. He is clearly in the right frame of mind, possibly even over-confident, some might say. (B) PowerSteps supplied plenty of high quality socks and shoe insoles to protect his feet. Thank you,…

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July 23, 2020

The STD Trail: See the path for Shannon The Dude’s 50-mile walk

Drew Franklin 8:00pm July 23, 2020 7/23/20

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Next week Shannon The Dude will attempt to walk 50 miles in 20 hours. What began as a friendly and hypothetical radio discussion a few weeks ago, has grown into an actual challenge with real money (a lot of it) on the line. Shannon even picked up a sponsor, our friends at PowerStep, to help…

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