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The 8th Annual Fun Run – Now with Captions!

Hundreds of eager Columbians joined President Bollinger early this morning for the 8th Annual Fun Run, a spirited 5K jaunt through Riverside Park. The wannabe Olympians began the run on College Walk, headed south to the 96th street tennis courts, and turned back to the finish line where they were greeted by a resplendent view of New Jersey. The T-shirts were free; the body odor was legendary.

Though most of us are apt to ignore anything that happens at 8:30 am, this year’s Fun Run was very successful, with beautiful weather and participation to boot. At least one member of the cross country team set a new personal record for the 5K, several men over the age of fifty proved that they were still faster than many college students, and—most importantly—much fun was had by all. Bwog Sweatiness Bureau Chief (and new daily editor) Dan Flicker was there, camera in hand, to chronicle the event:

PrezBo assumes the “third grade orator” pose.



Run away! Run away from the light!

“Whoops, it’s Harlem. I’d better turn around.

“Yo, dudes, this old guy convinced me to run to death metal, and it’s AWESOME!”

Columbia administration’s rejected slogan for the annual Christmas party. 

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  • Picture Two: says:

    @Picture Two: Blond guy to the right, PrezBo’s college-aged doppelganger?

    1. That's says:

      @That's Brendan. He’s an RA in John Jay and he’s all kinds of awesome

  • Nope says:

    @Nope Um, guys, Bwog. This was the *8th* annual fun run.

    1. James says:

      @James Fixed!

  • Who says:

    @Who the fuck runs in speedos

    1. the swim team says:

      @the swim team every year

    2. Well... says:

      @Well... Probably people who are in better shape than you are.

      Go to the gym, fatty.

  • Sorry says:

    @Sorry I had no time to change and your mom still has the rest of my clothes over at her place

  • hahah says:

    @hahah I have one of those signs in my room

  • hmmm says:

    @hmmm I don’t like the Harlem joke. Especially since they ran south.

    1. Mmmmm says:

      @Mmmmm I like the Harlem joke. Especially since they ran south.

  • nooo says:

    @nooo the swim team ran it, not the cross country team, the volunteered by helping with the event.

  • Prezbo says:

    @Prezbo has large legs.

    Gee I guess you aren’t a professional runner until you run with no shirt and extremely low/tight shorts


    1. guessing game says:

      @guessing game with the choice of asterisks in your final word choice, i can only guess that you meant to say “figs,” which are quite delicious but really have nothing to do with your previous point.

  • swimmerstalker says:

    @swimmerstalker i think all the swimmers are so sexy in their speedos. I was watching the entire run from the sidelines jumping from tree to tree. It was better than an oscar winning movie!!!

    1. Hahah says:

      @Hahah Its funny when the swim team writes that themselves and thinks they are going to trick someone.

  • yaimen says:

    @yaimen David Roche is my god.

    1. Running Scared says:

      @Running Scared David Roche is overrated.

      1. cunster. says:

        @cunster. I will end you.

  • HUH? says:

    @HUH? fOgs?


  • hahaha says:

    @hahaha this is why i love columbia. you’re all so obnoxious

  • err says:

    @err these aren’t funny

  • cuddie says:

    @cuddie speedos are hott

  • guys guys... says:

    @guys guys... dan flicker is awesome!

  • hmmmm says:

    @hmmmm if prezbo would cut his hair, he’d be one hunky piece of administrator. i’d hit it.

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