Confirmed: Running Is A Weird Sport

By Mario Fraioli |

Peter Sagal on the 1A show:

I don’t know why we’re not seeing more movies about runners or amateur runners or even the extraordinary people who are running professionally and doing really, really well. One of the weird things about our sport is that unlike every other sport I can think of, we runners tend not to venerate the people who are really good at it.

At some point, I’ll get Peter Sagal, host of NPR’s Wait Wait and author of The Incomplete Book of Running to join me on the podcast, but until then, listen to this awesome bit from the 1A and let it whet your appetite for a bit.

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