President Teddy Roosevelt - Original Trail Runner?
By Kathleen Lisson
In the Runner's World article 'The Bull Moose Runs,' Peter Sagal provides some colorful history on President Theodore Roosevelt's vigorous local hikes, one of which biographer Doris Kearns Goodwin in the 'Bully Pulpit' called a "jog" in Rock Creek Park.
I am excited to learn that Roosevelt may have enjoyed running through the woods and, inspired by Teddy's "exemplar of vigor and motion and joy," I look forward to "Roosevelting" my way up Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Read 'The Bull Moose Runs' here: