If you are looking for story ideas for a rom com, who knew The Wall Street Journal could offer up potential plot pearls? This article about a man who wants to win a woman’s race got my possibility meter racing. Where do you look for ideas?
Jonathan Mederos set a personal record in Disney’s Princess Half Marathon last year, winning first place with a time of 1:16:17.
The reception he got was far from his personal best, though. “When I crossed the finish line, the announcers were silent, and I got downcast looks from the crowd,” says Mr. Mederos, a 25-year-old high-school philosophy teacher in Miami.
That’s what a guy gets for winning a women’s race. As Rick Cordes took last year’s Nike Women’s Half Marathon, he slunk across the finish line, with a finger pressed to his lips, beseeching silence after having been heckled throughout the race.
Full article: Interlopers Run Amok: Guys Crash Road Race for Women