Vox Almanac S1 • E20

When running was for weirdos





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Published on May 17, 2016

Today, it seems like everybody's a runner. But it wasn't always that way. Vox's Phil Edwards looked into running's history. Follow Phil Edwards and Vox Almanac on Facebook for more: https://www.facebook.com/philedwardsi...

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If you've ever wondered about the history of running, jogging, and even treadmills, it turns out to be a lot more surprising than you might expect. Thanks to dedicated runners and influential leaders like Bill Bowerman, running is mainstream — but it wasn't always that way.

To see some of the articles cited in this video, check out the Vox.com article here: http://www.vox.com/2015/8/9/9115981/r...

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