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79. Running a Marathon
Philip is going to run a marathon, which
about 26 miles. Philip has always been good
fast at running. He knows how to keep
good pace. He is always the fastest one
his track team. In fact, many of his
are sure that he is going to run
in college. Philip decided to run a marathon
raise money for charity. The charity was for
cancer. Philip's mom died of breast cancer, so
cause was important to him.
Philip practiced running
to the marathon. He started off by running
miles, then 12, then 20, and finally, 26.
had practiced for three months. On the day
the marathon, Philip felt ready. He wore a
tank top and running shorts. He also wore
lucky red socks. Philip went to the marathon.
stood at the starting line and wished the
participants good luck. Philip started running. He felt
good about himself. Running was like a roller
, which was full of ups and downs. The
was always really good because he was highly
. The middle was harder because he got more
During the middle of the marathon, he smelled
bad. He wondered who it came from. He
that people who were running passed him really
. He smelled his armpits. It was him. He
forgot to put deodorant on.