London Marathon to Allow Fat Shamed Runners Free Entry

Breitbart | 7/9/2019 | Dylan Gwinn
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It may not necessarily pay to be fat, but if you’re fat and someone makes fun of you for it, it can definitely get you free stuff.

The London Marathon has decided to extend free entry to a group of overweight runners who had their portly features mocked by contractors and volunteers as they neared the finish line in April. Several people who were working the race told the media about some of the abuse.

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“I had runners that were crying — ones saying they were going to go home and quit,” Liz Ayres, an official race pacer, told the BBC.

In addition, other runners were reportedly told, “If you weren’t so fat, you could run,” and “This is a race, not a walk.”

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“Ayres claimed that as early as 3 miles into the race, the water stations along the course had been packed away and that one runner was injured by a cleaning solution used by crews who allegedly told...
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