Do you know the runner known as Coatman?

You all know of Coatman, right? The marathon runner who wears a winter coat (which is sometimes DENIM), a big tie, and dress shoes, and carries a tray topped with a bottle and glass, waiter-style? Yeah, he has completed over 125 marathons.

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CoatmanApparently, the name for people that wear something or carry something that makes it considerably more difficult to finish a race are called “stunt runners.” I love me some stunt runners!

UPDATE: The runner known as Coatman left a comment (see below). And, yes, he did ask if I would be his agent. Levi’s, contact me, and let’s get something goin’ with you and the awesome Coatman!

 

Running Costumes with Denim – Winnie the Pooh

One last denim running costume: here is my friend, Dan, at the Youngstown Peace Race as Winnie the Pooh. Check out all the spectators smiling at him. And don’t ask me how in the heck anyone can run a 10K wearing a cloth, full-headed mask.

PoohSpeaking of Dan, he also ran his first 50K (Haulin’ in the Holler) in what he is calling JOHTS (jorts over half tights). I have called tights “cheating” in the past – but I give a pass when you are pulling out a 50K in denim. Can I get an ‘amen’?

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Running Costumes with Denim – Morton Salt Umbrella Girl

Hope you enjoyed the past two weeks of denim running costumes. Have an idea for your own costume with denim? Put it together, run a race, and SEND ME PICTURES! MortonSalt

Running Costumes with Denim – Despicable Me Minion

MinionAnd here is Whitney, Racing the States blogger, with two minions at the Halloween Hustle 5K in Littleton, CO:

minionSo many cool ways to pull off a Minion costume. We have seen Minions here before! And again here.

 

Running Costumes with Denim – Bret Michaels

FakeBretInterestingly, I have a picture of the ACTUAL Bret Michaels running IN JEANS. It was one of my very first posts. Except for the hat, the runner above captured Bret Michaels perfectly.

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Running Costumes with Denim = Name the costume!

Hello from Las Vegas! I am on vacation.

My tasks for today: hang out at the kick ass pool, stuff myself stupid with delicious food, try not to lose too much money.

Your task for the day: identify this costume for me. A zombie?

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Running Costumes with Denim – American Gothic Painting Runners

Looking for more costumes involving denim? Check them out. AmericanGothic

Running Costumes with Denim – Clown Runner

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Running Costumes with Denim – Joe Dirt Runner

Once again, I am here to remind you that you can always try out denim-running at a costume race. I will be featuring some new ones this week. You can view the entire collection here.

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JoggingJeans.com, Boobs and Butt Edition

It is not a title-tease. JoggingJeans.com does not disappoint, my testosterone-infused viewers.

First is boobs Ellen Pompeo, photo courtesy of theblemish.com.

Next is butt Camila Alves (with Matthew McConaughey).

Both are, oddly, running in jeans.

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