Friday, April 15, 2011

Title FAIL

An interesting if somewhat (very) poorly titled piece on marathon running posted by NPR today.

Just because more people complete them doesn't make them less special. That's like saying too many college grads deems the value of a university degree...

To recap:

Cramming an a super-sized fried fast food fest into your gob in one setting: COMMON

Managing to complete 26.2 miles in a single outing: DECIDEDLY UNCOMMON SUPER-ACHIEVEMENT

The text of the article is included below. What's your take on the matter?

Marathons, Once Special, Are Now Crowded

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I have to say, the article sounds like it is upset that people are running and challenging themselves rather than sitting on their bums. With a massive obesity issue in our country, it would seem that this is actually a good thing!