The Year of the Monkey
I'm running somewhere tomorrow. It's going to be beautiful. I can't wait.
"He conquers who endures" - Persius "Every workout should have a purpose. Every purpose should link back to achieving a training objective." - Spaniel
"If trees could scream, would we be so cavalier about cutting them down? We might, if they screamed all the time, for no good reason." J. Handy
Hey, nice marmot!
"The world is my country, science is my religion."-- Christiaan Huygens
Best Present Ever
I love the Onion, but Meb would totally beat that horse in a 26.2 mile race.
It would not be the first such race.
"If you have the fire, run..." -John Climacus
Yeah, not funny.
I really enjoyed how, in DC, the onion is a physical paper and has little newspaper machines.
Mitch & Pete's Mom
Yeah, didn't like it much either.
Now, "Pissed off, Skinny, Distance Runners Challenge CNBC Reporter to a Cage Fight" has a nice ring to it.
I thought it was funny.
Related to other posts, Meb's accomplishment was absolutely awesome. How exciting!
Ok, it could have been funny in a different situation, but when I realized it was a spoof I felt more a sense of relief than a desire to laugh. Meb's story was one of the more inspirational I've heard in a long time. When you add to it his display of emotion at the finish...well...I didn't want the headline to be true...kind of a sick feeling.
Absolutley. I moused over the link, saw that it was the onion, and breathed a huge sigh of relief.
I had the same feeling as Jim but to be fair to the Onion it was Trent's link title and subject heading that was alarming. The Onion headline is just typically Onion:
New York Marathon Winner Tests Positive For Performance-Enhancing Horse
Unless Horse is still a popular street name for heroin I doubt anyone will be mislead by that headline....