Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Backwoods Kenyan Just Watches Marathon For The Crashes


LODWAR VALLEY, KENYA—Kenyan Cletus Jerop-Ogechi, a currently unemployed welder and self-described "old school" marathon fan, confessed openly Tuesday to enjoying long-distance cross-country running solely for the crashes. "Kenyans is the best in the world at endurance runnin'—ask anyone—but distance runnin' ain't nothing without the occasional old-fashioned low-blood-sugar elbow-to-the-ribs wreck," Ogechi told Runner's World through a translator Tuesday. "You get six, eight, twelve guys in a pack peelin' off five-minute miles and rubbin' shoulders, somethin's got to give. Might as well enjoy it, am I right?" ...

Full article here: http://www.theonion.com/content/node/44842

3 comments:

jeanne said...

Excellent! just excellent!

Scott in Washington said...

S.N.O.R.T.

Brit said...

weird...