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Roger on Running: Running for the Environment - Rock the Ridge and Run the Park

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

By Roger Robinson. Runner's World.

In the original story of Pheidippides, the big moment comes when the running messenger meets Pan, the goat-footed Nature god, who asks him to tell the city people of Greece that they have been negligent in their worship. So it was a runner who made contact between wild nature and human civilisation, a runner who reminded humans of their responsibilities toward the natural environment. I want to celebrate some 21st century running events that do the same.  View full article online or as a PDF.