28 Mar '14, 12pm

Always #legit: running in #tutus: #GOTR #glamrunner #selfmagazine

Always #legit: running in #tutus: #GOTR #glamrunner #selfmagazine

You probably heard about the big kerfuffle that SELF magazine found itself in this week. In a piece in the April issue, the magazine asked whether running in tutus was “legit” or “lame.” They accompanied the blurb – which harshly declared that tutus were ‘lame’ and “if you told us they made people run away from you faster, maybe we would believe it” – with this picture. (Images from Glam Runner) If you look carefully, you’ll see that Tara, the runner on the left, is wearing a bib that reads, “Die, Tumor, Die!” That’s because the runner on the right – Monika Allen – was in the process of going through chemotherapy to treat brain cancer. The photo was taken during the 2013 LA Marathon (dude – running a marathon with cancer ?! Monika, you’re amazing!). Poor form on SELF’s behalf, right? Definitely. But it gets worse… Monika and Tara actually own a company called Glam Runner ,...

Full article: http://www.healthytippingpoint.com/2014/03/always-legit-r...

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