Every year the dedicated Rome Hash House Harriers celebrate the Ides of March with a toga run in the streets of Rome where Julius Caesar was killed.
What psychotic runner doesn't love another reason to get out and run in bad weather? Especially when there is alcohol and bedsheets involved.
Calling all nut job runners
Are you up for a toga run in honor of Caesars assassination?
This could be the start of a whole new tradition in Lockport.
"The Running Of The Togas On The Towpath."
Close your eyes and visualize the wet and windy miles along the Erie Canal in full Toga attire, with a beer inspired commemoration of Caesars assassination afterward. Toga Tent Party!
How many miles?
Well, Caesar was assassinated March 15th, 44 BC, so I'm thinking the Mid-level Nut Job Runners could do a 15 miler and the Nut Job Ultra Freaks could go for the 44.
Enthusiasm and participation in this event will be remembered at the end of each year when the "Nut Job Of The Year" award is decided.
What do you think?
This is just an idea in its initial conception. All opinions and suggestions are welcome.
Bengal 5k Run and walk
Saturday, March 20 at 9:30 a.m.
The 3.1 mile course (certified NY99007AM) is fast and flat. In-line skates, strollers, and dogs are not allowed on the course. View Race Course