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Mike Antonucci

California
Running Is Funny is your one stop for humorous, odd and silly stories about our favorite athletic endeavor. Running isn't all hill repeats and overpronating. Sometimes it's pancakes, zombies, beer miles and wombats. There are thousands of web sites and publications devoted to the serious -... Full Bio
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#MarathonLegs by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Over on the pages of the Huffington Post, masters runner Jason Saltmarsh wants to start a trend with “ Runners, Grow Your #MarathonBeard .” Here’s how it works: ... Read on »
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas… by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running …and you still haven’t delivered all your gifts so you better start your kick! Read on »
“A Futile Fitness Disaster” by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This guy is peddling some sort of fitness fadbut he does have a provocative thesis with a blog post headlined“The Cardio Myth Exposed!” He begins with: Endurance ... Read on »
“America’s runners have never been slower, fatter or more out of shape” by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Cameron Stracher is a Harvard-educated law professor , a successful writer , and a pretty fast dude . But he confuses cause and correlation, and elite runners with back-of ... Read on »
“As long as I was conscious, I was going to finish.” by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Still, if your gaping head wound requires a second person to stem the bleeding, it’s probably better to call it a day. Read on »
“I told you I’d outrun ‘em.” by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last week we had Jonathan Rice running through Death Valley dressed as Darth Vader . This week we’ve got the Course of the Force , a 500-mile light saber relay. What’s ... Read on »
“I Will Complete Your Training” by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well, there can only be one bit of running entertainment news to report today … Read on »
“Malicious Fecal Distribution” by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’m pretty sure Albuquerque has indoor plumbing, but one runner prefers a specific outdoor location for her morning business. Now she’s the subject of the local TV news . ... Read on »
“Oops. This is not good.” by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Lopez Lomong threw in a devastating kick at the end of his race at the Payton Jordan Invitational, raising his arms in triumph after easily outdistancing the field in the ... Read on »
“Perfect Texture for Running” by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running UPDATE: Deadspin interviewed Chelsea after the fact, and she’s hilarious. Read on »
“Phenomenal” by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running That’s the word you want to hear from your cardiologist when he examines your lab results and echocardiogram. Total Cholesterol – 151 LDL – 73 Triglyceride/HD ... Read on »
“Staying at the Pink Cottage” Is Not a Euphemism by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Dateline – Savannah, Georgia : Police say a Savannah woman used the internet to scam runners in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon out of $8,296. Amanda Whitford, a 41- ... Read on »
“There are far worse things awaiting man than death” by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Do the usual ultra-marathons suck the life right out of you? Raise the stakes by trying the Transylvania 100 – a 100k mountain race that begins and ends in the village of ... Read on »
“They spent several hours looking forward to the run.” by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running What happened when one visionary tried to turn Kenyan marathoners into triathletes . Read on »
“Too Many Zombies” by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Geekdad at Wired.com has an excellent race report of the Run for Your Lives zombie 5k obstacle run in Georgia. The wet weather gave the event a real The Walking Dead vibe ... Read on »
10 Printable Things That Make Me Happy by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Xenia tagged me, and though I usually avoid such things, it was an exercise worth doing. My first instinct was to make a list consisting of items like Tommy Udo, throw ... Read on »
10 Things to Do While Marathoning by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It seems running a marathon is so easy for some people that they have resorted to completing daily chores while running one. David Babcock is now in the Guinness Book of W ... Read on »
10,000 Miles by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running About a mile and a half into my run yesterday morning I reached a mark that seems incredible to me. I resumed running in 2002 after a 20-year layoff, but I didn’t start ... Read on »