Well, the bar room brawl started here:
and then tumbled into the streets here:
It all began with an innocent comment to JimDo64 on the CoolRunning forum about how evenly matched we seem to be based on our race PR’s, followed by a not so innocent threat to shred his half marathon PR come October.
Gradually other similarities revealed themselves, apparently including a sense of humor.
|JimDo64 - Nemesis|
|Your Intrepid Blogger|
“Or like we’re doppelgangers,” I say.
Wherein he proceeds to lecture me with a long winded diatribe about the etymological origins of doppelganger, culminating in the declaration that we are actually DoppelLauffers (literal translation – Double Runners) and that one of us must therefore be evil.
This will all culminate in a clash of titans Saturday morning, a virtual head to head 5k. I’ve registered for the Track Shack Celebration of Running 5k in Orlando and he entered the Joshua Kurby Charge for the CHARGE 5k in Carol Stream, IL.
Winner gets bragging rights and first crack at being the evil/fun half of the doppel pair.
With any luck we will both break through 24 minutes for the first time.