Quote Of The Day
“The sport of running is ideal for people with autism. [Kids with autism] have trouble socializing, they can’t look you in the eye. The last time I looked, you don’t have to give a speech when you cross the finish line. Just get there first. Just run, baby. Just go.”
– Steven Cuomo, the head coach, president and founder of Rolling Thunder, a running, walking, and wheelchair racing team serving challenged individuals, talking in a great piece by sub-4 miler Liam Boylan-Pett on Mikey Brannigan, the 2013 NXN New York individual champion who has autism. More: MB: Autistic High Schooler Qualifies for NXN.