Everlasting Run: What makes a man run 100,000 miles without ever missing a day?
posted by Amateur to other at 03:50 AM - 17 comments
I'd call that Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
posted by Drood at 04:51 AM on December 17
Great link amateur. I've never heard of streak running before.
posted by Ying Yang Mafia at 06:24 AM on December 17
E-ticket is consistently the best ESPN has to offer. Thanks for the link. Good for the runners, that takes some dedication.
posted by apoch at 06:27 AM on December 17
That was a good read. Thanks for posting it.
posted by squealy at 08:32 AM on December 17
I'd met a streak runner before (he was going on 15 years, I think) but didn't realize it was a widespread thing. Wild.
posted by tieguy at 08:59 AM on December 17
How have you guys never heard of streaking before? Oh, wait. Nevermind. Yeah, you're gonna look at the picture. You know you are.
posted by The_Black_Hand at 01:11 PM on December 17
What makes a man run 100,000 miles without ever missing a day? Wait a minute. Is this the promo for Speed 3? Is the answer a bomb strapped to his short shorts wired to his Nike/Ipod pedometer? Pop quiz hotshot - you've got 4 ounces of high grade plastic explosive strapped to your ass that will blow if you do less that 4.6 miles per hour. WHAT DO YOU DO? (.... I didn't read the article.)
posted by WeedyMcSmokey at 05:32 PM on December 17
(.... I didn't read the article.) And yet, you've managed to capture its essence...and my heart.
posted by The_Black_Hand at 07:56 PM on December 17
it's addictive, I have a current streak of almost 2 years. At some point you give in to it.
posted by everett at 01:01 AM on December 18
I'd call that Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Maybe, but if so, i could certainly learn to be a bit more obsessive.
posted by brainofdtrain at 02:10 AM on December 18
What makes a man run 100,000 miles without ever missing a day? Being chased? Thanks for the link, A. Good stuff.
posted by wfrazerjr at 01:05 PM on December 18
What makes a man run 100,000 miles without ever missing a day? .... Chuck Norris?
posted by WeedyMcSmokey at 04:01 PM on December 18
What makes a man run 100,000 miles without ever missing a day? ...a divorce lawyer?
posted by lil'red at 04:52 PM on December 18
it's addictive, I have a current streak of almost 2 years. At some point you give in to it. That's very impressive. I'm not a big fan of running myself. How much do you usually run per day?
posted by Ying Yang Mafia at 05:44 PM on December 18
I average about 4 1/2 miles a day normally, but my weekly mileage climbs to over 50 as I get closer to a marathon. If my body is thrashed I only run a mile, but I try to limit those days as much as possible.
posted by everett at 11:41 PM on December 18
I'd like to run vicariously through you everett, if thats OK. Back to the story, AMAZING. WOW. Thanks Amateur for the link.
posted by BoKnows at 03:14 PM on December 19
I despise running. Two miles is probably my limit. Ironically I choose to swim instead which equates to less oxygen. Nice job everett, keep it up.
posted by Ying Yang Mafia at 05:37 PM on December 19
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