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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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Ugly Race Shirts by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Andrea Hickerson, who writes the Fair Weather Runner  blog for the Rochester (NY) Democrat & Chronicle, was cleaning out her closets and came to a conclusion we have all r ... Read on »
The Embodiment of Running and the Internet by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running There are countless running blogs, web sites, Facebook pages and Twitter accounts, but none has achieved the marriage of the most popular aspects of running with the most ... Read on »
Foot, Food and Foolery by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running If it hasn’t done so already, your local news will probably run a segment on the woman in Seattle whose sleep was disturbed by Race for the Cure runners and responded by t ... Read on »
Let’s Get Ready to Runbell??? by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running “ A sleek, stylish, wearable bell solves the vexing problem of running in crowded areas where runners and pedestrians share the same path.” Here’s the Runbell in acti ... Read on »
Hot Air by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running “ Does the marathon hasten climate change? ” the Burlington Free Press asked breathlessly just before the Vermont City Marathon. Reporter Tim Johnson then inflated this si ... Read on »
Model Running by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Australian Jesinta Campbell was second runner-up in the 2010 Miss Universe pageant. She’s also a runner , covering 10k several times a week and partnering with Asics Austr ... Read on »
Humor, It Is a Difficult Concept by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Glamour magazine interviewed Brooklyn Nine-Nine and former Saturday Night Live comedian Andy Samberg and asked him “what’s the gutsiest or craziest thing you’ve ever done ... 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 »
Race Report – No Excuses 5k by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It was that time of year for the No Excuses 5k , a race in which your finish time is adjusted for age and sex, which means it’s a great day for old ladies and little girls ... Read on »
Is runDisney Taking Over the World? by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Disney is the unchallenged champion of the cross-promotion, and if you don’t believe me, ask yourself why Hugh Jackman was on Sportscenter yesterday. Anyway, the runDi ... Read on »
Worst Turnout Ever by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Dateline – Crawley, U.K. : It seems that men in Crawley are not as ready to run around in their pants in public as those in Hastings. On Wednesday night Crawley ... Read on »
CHOP THE LEG! by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running If I can’t help this video by Studio C at BYU Television go viral in the running community, I’m going to hang it up. Laugh your ass off then share it with friends. ... Read on »
Hail to the Chief of Staff by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running John Podesta, counselor to President Obama and former White House chief of staff under President Clinton, completed the Capitol Hill Classic 10k in 50:00. The Washington P ... Read on »
Now That’s Racing by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running NASCAR champion driver Jimmie Johnson showed his racing chops without a gasoline-powered vehicle wrapped around him when he took 11th place overall in the Over the Mountai ... Read on »
Bay to Breakers Race Unaffected by Godzilla by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The city of San Francisco set up an electronic message board to alert motorists to traffic delays because of next Sunday’s Bay to Breakers road race. But someone manag ... Read on »
You Can Have My Pancakes When You Pry Them From My Cold Dead Fingers by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running A few weeks ago I posted about Ooho, the edible gelatinous blob made from brown algae and calcium chloride that holds water. I joked that you could use it to wash down you ... Read on »
Fun Run Goes Hollywood by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Your local 5k is going to seem pretty lackluster after looking at the folks at the Entertainment Industry Foundation’s Revlon Run/Walk For Women , held at the Los Angeles ... Read on »
Meep! Meep! by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Here are a couple of dudes who have joined the robot running revolution and created OutRunner . The Robotics Unlimited guys suggest they were inspired by hum ... Read on »
Bali Hosts Hash Run, Mass Massage by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Not only is Bali an exotic and beautiful tourist destination, it also has an enthusiastic bunch of hash runners . The island recently hosted the  Asia Pacific Hash 201 ... Read on »
Where’s Sam Adams When You Need Him/It? by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running There was an uproar involving running, religion, politics and beer in Frederick County, Maryland : There was some controversy at last week’s annual Frederick Running ... Read on »