Nobody puts tutus in a corner!
I woke up this morning to a huge stirring in the running community. The April edition of the popular female fitness magazine, SELF was hot off the presses. Within the magazine they published a BS Meter (list…) regarding what’s hot or lame. FYI: SELF Magazine considers running with tutus lame.
That’s not even the worst part! SELF Magazine used an image of 2 women wearing superhero inspired tutus on their BS Meter to drive the point home.
SELF Magazine certainly did not check their facts on this list. The runner on the right in the Wonder Woman inspired outfit is Monika Allen, a Cancer Survivor, who makes running tutus to benefit charity. That’s right. Not only was she in the middle of Chemo while this photo was taken but she donates proceeds from the tutus she sells to the well know charity Girls on the Run, which promotes healthy activities and running to grade school children.
Anyone who has the courage to run marathons while raising money for charity WHILE undergoing chemotherapy is not lame. They are inspirational. Sorry SELF magazine. You are wrong.
Do you ever run in something for fun? What inspires you? Have you run in a tutu before?