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Mike Antonucci

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Running Is Funny is your one stop for humorous, odd and silly stories about our favorite athletic endeavor. And it's the home of the Carnival of Running - our collection of the most entertaining running stories and blog posts of the week! Submit your own funny running stories to... Full Bio
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Make No Money and Run by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Jill at JoggingJeans.com passes along news of an interesting concept in road racing: The Broke Man’s Half-Marathon . The web site explains: The Broke Man’s half mara ... Read on »
Who Needs a Spaceship? by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Mileage goals are a good way to boost your running motivation, and when they are accompanied by a unique angle, all the better. A group called the Moon Joggers spent 2013 ... Read on »
Christmas Run Wrap-Up by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The approach of Christmas also means the approach of a lot of odd races and events, so let’s ho-ho-hold a light to a few of them. * The Omaha ugly sweater run was one ... Read on »
Race Report: Elk Grove 5k Fun Run by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running For my first race in a new age group , I decided to step into the WABAC Machine and compete on the roads the old-fashioned way. The Elk Grove 5k Fun Run was missing ev ... Read on »
Running Religiously by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running People run for all sorts of reasons, but the Sweaty Sheep of Louisville, Kentucky, do it as a form of worship. “Running is the language that we speak—the spirit coming ... Read on »
Have Yourself a Disturbing Little Christmas by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Red 11 Sport is an anti-chafing balm that’s petroleum-free and hypoallergenic. It also has a video ad that you ought to watch before you let your kid sit on Santa’s lap. ... Read on »
Intossicato by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Anyone can get hammered after a marathon, but these hardy gentlemen from Asti, Italy, decided not to wait, and created the Drunk Marathon . As you can see from this video ... Read on »
Perfect Christmas Gift for the Road Runner by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Tired of getting run over from behind by strollers, bicycles, cars, dump trucks and bulldozers? There’s now a product to prevent you from getting squished by all sorts of ... Read on »
Deer, Dear Deer by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running You would expect a web site called Running Is Funny to mention a jogger being hit by a flying deer, but the story was everywhere, so why repeat what you have already read? ... Read on »
Running With House Cats by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running For the combination of the thrill of victory and impossible fantasy, we give you this video ad from MoneySuperMarket in the UK. Read on »
Wassailing Against the Wind by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Blissfield, Michigan, will be holding its Hot-Cha-Cha 5k Mug Run on December 13. I’ll avoid the Spanish language slip-of-the-tongue trouble that name could cause and say o ... Read on »
Outsmarted by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running As if smart socks weren’t scary enough, those diabolical German scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems have developed a smart running shoe. Evil ... Read on »
Happy New Age Group Day! by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today is my 55th birthday, the most important detail of which is that if a race has five-year age groups, I’ll be one of the youngest ones in the 55-59 category. Why doesn ... 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 »
Race Report: 2013 Elk Grove Turkey Trot 10k by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Rather than deal with the parking and crowds for the parade known as the Run to Feed the Hungry , I and several hundred others ran the Elk Grove Turkey Trot through the wi ... Read on »
Eenie, Meenie, Chili Beanie by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running What is everything you might want in a January race in a cold climate? Well, the Chili Run in Pitman, New Jersey, will have it next January 26. The race is only two mi ... Read on »
Stripped by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The Nearly Naked Mile in Reston, Virginia, featured a variety of costumes, but this runner went for the “nearly flayed” look. Read on »
Man Runs 100-Mile Race in Homemade Flip Flops by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Andrew Fifita-Lamb is a 48-year-old father of six from Tonga who recently completed New Zealand’s 100-mile Around the Mountain Relay as a solo runner. Since Fifita-Lamb i ... Read on »
Friday Five: Linky Love and the Deathly Hallows by Mike Antonucci Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Sequel upon sequel of five other wonderful web sites you should visit. 1) Gait Envy 2) The Rendezvoo Point 3) The new Runblogger 4) Running in Boise ... Read on »