A marathon, minus the marathon, where winners are chosen at random because everyone, including both a woman on crutches and a seasoned runner, finish with a time of a single second, and the drink of these champions is a nice, cold … beer. You can read that again, but you read it right the first time. Inspired by Steve Moore’s In the Bleachers comic panel, this is the reality behind The Philly 0.0 Instant Gratification Run.
Hundreds of participants joined in for the short dash to the finish line, collected their T-shirts, and then headed to the after-party. Everyone had a blast celebrating their victories, enjoying the chance to, as one runner put it, “Prove that with no hard work, no perseverance and no discipline, anyone can be a winner.”
Still don’t believe us? It’s true! Learn more in The New York Times.