The Eighth Page

Phillipian Satire: Thoughts While Running 26.2 Miles

“Attempting to stay awake during ASM was honestly the best marathon training.”

“Shouldn’t have developed popcorn lungs in my teenage years…runner’s high is so much better.”

“The pandemic isolation really brought out all the pent-up masochists to the race.”

“No way the revolutionaries had to run this much for America. The pain wasn’t worth the birth of another bad empire.”

“Damn that grandpa’s booty is phat.”

“The chicken or the egg? Does the fallen tree make noise, or not?”

“No way that pregnant lady is beating me!”

“No way that old guy living off senior assistance is overtaking me!”

“Did they really have to add the 0.2?”