Track & Athletic CenterRichard Peters
How did you become
mayor here?Coming to races every other day, both as a spectator and
You watch footraces
for fun?I have to watch my competition. I made the US Olympic team
in 2004 for hurdles. I didn't get to go, ‘cause I had colon cancer, so now I'm
trying to get back up there as an elite runner.
Most people only run
when they're trying to get somewhere quickly on foot, or getting away from
something hostile. Can you identify?Actually, I have nearly been mugged twice on this very
street within the past two months, and both times I successfully ran away. One
time they got my backpack, but then I ran into a cop.
What's up with the
spandex red, white and blue tracksuit?It's my USA Track & Field suit that I would've worn in
How long were you
wearing that around before you stopped feeling ridiculous? . . .
Or like a badass?I will wear it for as long as I can get it over my body
without it falling apart, or until it's too tight when I get fatter.
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