The real Poker Run - A variant of poker requires players to do so much more than just sit around a game table. Called "poker run", this variation on the basic game has participants compete in a "race" whose primary objective is to come up with a winning poker hand by the end of the run.
Patron saints of shoemakers - A patron saint is a saint who is regarded as the intercessor and advocate in heaven of a nation, place, craft, activity, class, or person. Patron saints, because they have already transcended to the metaphysical, are able to intercede effectively for the needs of their special charges. Here is a list of patron saints of shoemakers runners could refer to when asking for an intercession.
Do you suffer from Skin Jogging Syndrome? - Like millions of Americans, Sharon was unaware that she suffered from a skin disorder. Then one day she read about Skin Jogging Syndrome (SJS), a syndrome so insidious, so sneaky, and so downright underhanded that there is absolutely no way to tell if you have it.
The Palio del drappo verde in Verona - When introducing his encounter with master Brunetto Latin in his "Divine Comedy" (Inferno, chapter XV, verses 121-124) the Italian poet Dante Alighieri mentions a running event. Here is a detailed research on the history of this Medieval event and its course.
Black Dan - Very few people know about Frank Hart who became one of the most successful black athletes the sport has ever known. Frank's real name was Fred Hichborn, but as an aspiring young professional athlete at the time, he changed his name because it had more appeal.