On Sunday, I finished up my run a few blocks from my apartment and began to walk home to cool down. About a block from home, I passed three men sitting on a curb. They smiled at me, and as I passed, sweaty and exhausted, one yelled out, “I don’t think you need to lose weight, baby! You look just FINE to me!”
As if running is just about losing weight, and as if anything I do is about looking good to stupid strangers on the street.
Submitted by Salem Pearce on 6/15/2010
Location: Massachusetts Ave NW between 13th and Thomas Circle
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