A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

Recent entries:
“After winning, I threw the ball into the crowd. Apparently, that’s unacceptable in bowling” (5/23)
“She made French toast and got her tongue caught in the toaster” (5/22)
“The universe is made of protons, neutrons, electrons and morons” (5/22)
“The job requires me to get a potato clock” (get up at eight o’clock) (5/22)
Entry forthcoming—B.P. (5/22)
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Entry from September 04, 2015
“‘I ran a half marathon’ sounds so much better than ‘I quit halfway through a marathon‘“

"I ran a half-marathon! Small print: I entered a marathon and gave up halfway through” was cited on Twitter on September 24, 2013. The joke became viral with Rick Aaron’s tweet on March 16, 2015:

“I ran a half marathon” sounds so much better than “I quit halfway through a marathon”.


Twitter
Currer Ball
‏@AnnieTulips
I ran a half-marathon! Small print: I entered a marathon and gave up halfway through.
4:50 PM - 24 Sep 2013

Twitter
Rick Aaron
‏@RickAaron
“I ran a half marathon” sounds so much better than “I quit halfway through a marathon”.
12:11 AM - 16 Mar 2015

Funny Status
“I ran a half marathon” sounds so much better than…
March 23, 2015
“I ran a half marathon” sounds so much better than “I quit halfway through a marathon”.

Twitter
Jennifer Lawrence
‏@itsjenIawrence
“I ran a half marathon” sounds so much better than “I quit halfway through a marathon”.
2:05 PM - 15 Apr 2015

Facebook
Arizona Running Events
July 14, 2015
“I ran a half marathon” sounds so much better than “I quit halfway through a marathon”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityExercise/Running/Health Clubs • Friday, September 04, 2015 • Permalink