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Come see if I can apply this sort of ravenous intensity to starch instead of protein.
Sunday morning brings the Green Lake Gobble , a

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Man v. Spud: Mashed Potato Munch Off Set for Greenlake Sunday Morning

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Come see if I can apply this sort of ravenous intensity to starch instead of protein.
Sunday morning brings the Green Lake Gobble, a 5K run/walk around the lake to benefit the Union Gospel Mission. At the conclusion (approx. 10:45 a.m.) of the jaunt, however, will be its antithesis: a four-minute sprint to see which of a handful of competitors can finish the most mashed potatoes, prepared by Greenlake Bar & Grill, in the allotted time. I will be among the competitive eaters.

Look, I'm no Adam Richman, or even Chris Voigt. But I have attempted (and failed) to eat a 72-ounce steak dinner within an hour while flanked by two freakishly muscular strongmen at the Wedgwood Broiler. That's got to count for something, right?

Anyway, you're all invited to watch me eat Sunday morning. Better yet, register to run or walk beforehand and support the Gospel Mission. Here's footage of last year's competition, to whet your palate:

 
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