A particular Marathron
“Get out of the plane!” Justin shouted. Teddy and he dropped to the grouhd,….
When Kathy and Victor reached the edge of the meadow, flames(火焰)were shooting more than five meters into the air.
Kathy couldn’t believe what she was seeing. One glance told her they needed medical attention immediately. She questioned Justin, “ Is there anyone in the plane?”
“No,” he said.
“Where are you able to radio for help?”
“There was no time.”
“ I’m a distance runner.” Kathy said, “I’ll go for help.” Looking at the seriously injured men, she said, “It may take me several hours to get out.” She started out.
When she was 23, Kathy set a women’s-course record in a Marathon. She had run 42 kilometers. But now she was running the race of her life. She had nearly 30 kilometers of hard wilderness to cover to get help.
Kathy had been running for two hours. This was far back into the wiilerness. The trail(小径) grew vague. She stopped to take a quick campass(指南针) reading. She had run for more than 20 kilometers. Her heart fell, her muscle(肌肉) aching.
Finally she saw her car in the distance.
She jumped into the car and sped away. She reached a holiday house and called the police.
During the wait she walked around, relaxing her legs and drinking water. It took almost two hours for a helicopter to reach her at the trail head. They needed her for one more task.
1. “Now, she was running the race of her life” means that ________________.
A. she would set up a new record
B. she was running for the lives of others
C. she would run a race without others
D. she couldn’t rely on Victor this time
2. Why did Kathy stopped to have a look at her campass? Because ______________.
A she didn’t trust her memory B she had lost her way
C. The trail grew vague D. Of the wilderness
3. Why did she walk around, relax her legs and drink water? Because ______________.
A. She was too tired B. she feit thirsty
C. she wanted to regain lost energy D. nothing else could be done then
4. What do you think of her final task was?#p#分页标题#e#
A. Giving the injured food and drinks B. Taking them to the nearest hospital
C. To show the police the crash site D. To go back to put the big fire