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|Subject: ||RE: Slow Hobby Joggers Whing en-Masse About Pearl Izumi's Ad Campaign|
Related NYTimes article:
“I always ask those people, ‘What was your time?’ If it’s six hours or more, I say, ‘Oh great, that’s fine, but you didn’t really run it,’ ” said Given, who finished the Baltimore race in 4:05:52. “The mystique of the marathon still exists. It’s the mystique of the fast marathon.”
Since when 4:05:52 denotes a fast marathon? this lady thinks she's a real runner but she's a hobby-jogger. Plain and simple.
"If i saw her in a race, I'd say that's great you finished in 4 hours, but you didn't really RUN the marathon," said John Campbell who finished the NYC marathon in 3:05.
"When I run with my friend John Campbell at the NYC marathon each year, I tell him, 'that's great you ran a 4:05 marathon, but you didn't really race the distance," says Chaz Conrad, who finished the NYC marathon in 2:33:05.
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