Friday, October 2, 2015

Oprah Winfrey on Marathons "About the 22nd Mile, You Start Calling On Jesus"

Oprah Winfrey ran the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. in 1994.

Oprah Winfrey on Marathons: "About the 22nd Mile, You Start Calling On Jesus" | The Oprah Winfrey Show

Oprah told a 2003 audience that hip-hop artist Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs would be running a marathon, intent on beating her time. Hear her advice for the rapper.


Webmaster: I have run 6 marathons. I have never called on Jesus. And I have even run more than 1 hour and 20 minuts faster than Oprah Winfrey.

Oprah Winfrey official time was 4:29:15, which translates to a 10:16/mile pace (or 6:23/km). Lets face it: 4:29 is not running!


Oprah Winfrey Runs a Marathon | The Oprah Winfrey Show

In 1987, Oprah Winfrey vowed to herself that she would run a marathon by the time she turned 40. That dream, all 26.2 painful miles of it, came true in 1994 when Oprah Winfrey participated in the Marine Corps Marathon, in Arlington, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

Original airdate: November 7, 1994


Salon: How Oprah ruined the marathon
America's competitive spirit has been wrecked by feel-good amateurs like Oprah whose only goal is to stagger across the finish line.

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