Tagged: Humor

Silly Race Recap – Pumpkins in the Park

October 17th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Fleet Feet Sports hosted the 12th annual Pumpkins in the Park 5K in Lincoln Park (Chicago) on Saturday. Although the race times were not particularly fast, the silliness was top-notch as many runners took to the park in costume in anticipation of Halloween. Eric Hoffman won the men’s open race in 16:25. Pamela Staton led […]

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Your Silly Road Race 10:10.11

October 10th, 2011 in Headlines by 2 Comments

The zombie apocalypse is upon us! Starting in less than two weeks, runners will be dodging obstacles, avoiding zombies, and racing other runners in the Run For Your Lives 5K series. Clearly, the self-described “Zombie Infested 5k Obstacle Course” is far from your ordinary 5K race. The race has a dozen obstacles, plus “live” zombies […]

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Your Silly Road Race 8:18.11

August 18th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

The Monster Marathon and Half Marathon will take place on Sunday September 4, and only the ambitious and the brave should face the challenge of the hardest marathon course in the East. Those up for the task will climb a total of 5,560 feet, through trails including the North Country National Scenic Trail and the […]

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Silly Race Recap: Elvis is Alive 5K

August 15th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

The 2011 version of the Fleet Feet-sponsored Elvis is Alive 5K took place in Chicago on Thursday, August 11th, and the concept – as will become quite evident in the accompanying photos – is to celebrate “The King” in all his glory. But the Elvis 5K is an exceptional event not just for its kitsch; […]

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Your Silly Road Race 7:19.11

July 29th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

The Faster Than Forty editorial team scours the nation for fun or funny road races we think you will enjoy. Rider University’s Paige McAtee presents this installment… Runners around the country are going Hawaiian! The Pineapple Classic 5K – a charity race for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – is a fun, Hawaiian-themed race complete […]

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Your Silly Road Race 7:18.11

July 18th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

The Faster Than Forty editorial team scours the nation for fun or funny road races we think you will enjoy. Rider University’s Paige McAtee presents this installment. The Jersey Shore will show off more than wife beaters on Saturday, July 23 – literally. It’s the New Jersey running of the  Undy 5000, in which hundreds […]

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Your Silly Road Race 6:08.11

June 8th, 2011 in Articles by 1 Comment

If you’re going to toil through numerous miles this summer – in pursuit of PRs or chasing dollars for charity – you may as well do so in a unique and entertaining atmosphere. Hence, the Faster Than Forty editorial team scours the nation for fun or funny road races we think you will enjoy. Rider […]

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News of Note 5:24.11

May 25th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Running USA reports that the half-marathon is the most popular race distance in the country now – as evidenced by the fact that more than 13,000 people want to spend a July weekend in Utica… and for some of them, that may not even be enough! Popularity will either drastically increase or decrease depending on […]

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News of Note 5:09.11

May 10th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

LSU and Texas A&M swap national rankings heading into the college championship season. The LSU ladies are ranked #1 in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s power rankings, ahead of the Texas A&M squad. On the men’s side, the situation is reversed. Tickets for next year’s U.S. Olympic Trials at the […]

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The Weekly Retro

March 11th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Set the flux capacitor anywhere from 1987 to 1997 as Gomes and Miller pull out hidden gems from the old-school runners’ archives. Jam your iPods with the indie rock and hip-hop playlists that birthed the genres and kept the legs moving when the miles got long. Gawk at awkward pics from a bygone era, when […]

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