Running Enemy Number One

On this rainy Saturday, our industrious trio of fall interns here at rundaddio.com have shown up at the clubhouse after their morning run (the 8-mile Brooklyn-to-Madhattan-to-Williamsburg bridges route) ready for work. We are starting on a new project today, poring through the National Archives online catalog in search of running-related images. (Because, …

President Reagan Welcomes Alberto and Grete

A transcript of President Reagan’s remarks on the morning of October 27, 1982, welcoming the winners of the 1982 New York City Marathon to the White House: The President. Well, we have some very distinguished and honored guests here today, and their families are also with us. We welcome Alberto Salazar, Grete …

Hare and Hounds

  For your running group’s next outing, you might try Hare and Hounds, a British schoolboy running game played since the days of Shakespeare (he makes a reference to it in Hamlet). It is also called Hunt the Fox or Paper Chase, and was intended to educate young squires in the …